Zach is a biohacker based out of Seattle, Washington who is the co-founder of SoundBio Lab where he engages in community projects, advises their high school / community lab iGEM team, and oversees general operations. Although Zach has no formal background in biology, he is extremely passionate about synthetic biology and strengthening the power and network of DIY labs. When he is not working after hours in the lab, Zach can be found at his day job working as a Data Scientist at Amazon.
Zach's mission is to push innovation in the biotech community through open-source technologies while lowering barriers for anyone that shares similar passions in biotechnology. Pairing these with his love for travel, he visits community labs around the world to increase collaboration in DIY bio projects worldwide.