Speaker profile

Charles Fracchia

VP of Data

Charles is dedicated to creating the smart laboratory of the future driven by the move to datacentric research. BioBright’s solutions enable scientists to automate the collection of data from in-house and externally networked sources, and then standardize and analyze crucial experimental data with validation and integrity checks built in.
He received his graduate education between the MIT Media Lab and Harvard Medical School and obtained his bachelor’s degree from Imperial College London. Charles’ gained critical experience from his work at IBM Research and Ginkgo Bioworks where he operated at the intersection of biomedical research and computer science. He has been a speaker at a number of technical and policy venues including the White House, MIT Sloan, NASA Ames, IBM Research, Airbus, O’Reilly, the OECD and SciFoo.
In 2016, he was named one of 35 innovators under 35 by the MIT Technology Review and is the recipient of several awards including two IBM PhD fellowships, an Extraordinary Minds fellowship, one of the first Awesome Foundation fellowships and Amplify Partners fellowship. Charles is the author of several patents and is actively authoring more in the field of future laboratory tools.