Tim Poterba

Tim Poterba is  working a new stealth-mode startup to drive increased impact from genomic data in industry.

Previously, he worked at the Broad Institute on the open-source Hail (https://hail.is) project to accelerate analysis of petabyte-scale genomic data, and was the tech lead for the Hail Query team building compilers / query optimizers / distributed algorithms for genomics. Hail was incubated in Ben Neale’s group and has powered analysis of some of the most impactful research datasets, including gnomAD (https://gnomad.broadinstitute.org), the UK Biobank (https://www.ukbiobank.ac.uk/), and All of Us (https://allofus.nih.gov/).