Soheil Shams, PhD

Dr. Soheil Shams joined Bionano as Chief Informatics Officer in October 2021.

Prior to joining Bionano, Dr. Shams was founder and general manager of BioDiscovery, Inc., a leading software company for the application of genomics, since 1997. Prior to that, he was a lecturer at UCLA on bioinformatics for several years teaching graduate and undergraduate courses on AI and machine perception in computer science. Dr. Shams received his PhD and MS from USC and has a BS in electrical engineering from CSULB.