Keith O. Elliston, Ph.D., is the president and CEO of the tranSMART Foundation, a non-profit organization providing a global, open-source knowledge management platform for scientists to share pre-competitive translational research data. He was a key member of the Foundation’s founding team, initially serving as the chief scientist and head of business development. Keith is an experienced scientist and entrepreneur with expertise in the development and growth of new life science and technology ventures, from both operational and investment perspectives. As a scientist, Keith specializes in systems biology and data sciences. He recently built and managed the systems biology program for CHDI, the Huntington’s disease foundation, and is also a consulting science director for Orion Bionetworks. Keith is the co-inventor on three different life science patents, has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed scientific publications, has spoken at numerous industry events, and has been a contributor to more than 280,000 sequence entries in Genbank. See Dr. Elliston's LinkedIn Profile HERE.