Senior Vice President
Research & Development
United States of America
Michael Phillips joined Pacific Biosciences in 2005 to direct development of the company’s technology. He has more than 20 years of experience in diverse leadership and management roles spanning R&D, test, manufacturing operations, and service support at Applied Biosystems. Mr. Phillips was in charge of developing some of Applied Biosystems’ most critical products within the company’s genetic analysis, real-time PCR, and microarray R&D business groups, and managed a diverse team that drove new products to successful introduction. His previous experience includes working in the Immunoassay R&D group at Hyland Laboratories and the National Marine Fisheries Service.
Mr. Phillips holds a B.S. in Bacteriology from U.C. Davis.