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Trevor Martin, Mammoth Biosciences & Ursheet Parikh, Mayfield @ ETL

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Dr. Trevor Martin is the CEO and co-founder of Mammoth Biosciences, which addresses challenges across healthcare, agriculture, environmental monitoring, biodefense and more through discovery of novel CRISPR systems to power the next generation of CRISPR-based synthetic biology products. Mammoth’s areas of focus include a novel class of affordable, effective and rapid CRISPR-enabled molecular diagnostics that allow individuals worldwide to better understand their health, and a novel family of CRISPR proteins that can enable in-vivo genome editing.

Trevor earned his BA from Princeton University and his PhD in biology from Stanford. His scientific work has been featured in outlets including FiveThirtyEight and The Atlantic. He is the featured healthcare honoree on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, is on Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list and is an EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2021.


Ursheet Parikh is a partner at the venture capital firm Mayfield, where he co-leads the Human and Planetary Health investment practice and invests in cloud infrastructure and cybersecurity. His current Human and Planetary Health investments include Mammoth Biosciences and a number of other biotechnology companies.

Prior to Mayfield, Parikh had a career as a proven repeat entrepreneur and executive at Cisco and Microsoft. He was co-founder and CEO of StorSimple, a leading cloud-integrated storage company that was acquired by Microsoft in 2012. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a bachelor’s in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, from which he received the Young Alumni Achiever award in 2015. He is passionate about accelerating healthcare innovation and transforming college education.


This appearance by Trevor Martin and Ursheet Parikh is part of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders series. Join us virtually as we bring founders, investors and industry influencers to center stage and invite them to share what it takes to become a disruptor