David Light

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David Light


David Light, Co-Founder and President of Valisure, is a biotech entrepreneur and scientist with over 16 years of broad experience in the field. A graduate of Yale University, David studied molecular biology and has worked in various scientific and business roles at start-ups like Synthetic Genomics, Ion Torrent, and Valisure. At Ion Torrent, David developed core technologies that directly led to the semiconductor DNA sequencing company's acquisition by Life Technologies and ran its flagship technology programs through development and global commercialization into the #2 sequencing technology in the world. As a Founder and President of Valisure, an independent laboratory and partner for quality that chemically analyzes and certifies the chemical composition of medications and healthcare products before they reach consumers, David helped fund and invent the core technology and led its entry and impact into the market. David is named inventor on numerous patents, published in journals including Nature, Journal of the American Pharmacist Association and American Heart Association's Journal Circulation and has been invited to testify at congressional hearings and speak at The White House. David was appointed an Affiliate Professor at Long Island University, has lectured at Yale University for the past decade, and was invited to present at Stanford University Medicine Grand Rounds. He has been quoted in numerous publications, including Bloomberg, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, CBS News, NPR, and Forbes, to name a few.


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