13 Facts About Andrew Conrad


Andrew J Conrad is an American geneticist who heads Verily, a life sciences division of Alphabet Inc As its chief executive officer, Conrad has recruited a multidisciplinary team of chemists, doctors, engineers, behavioral scientists and data scientists to research health and disease.


In 1991 Andrew Conrad co-founded the National Genetics Institute along with Mike Aicher.


Andrew Conrad served as its chief scientist and helped grow it into one of the largest genetics laboratories in the world.


Andrew Conrad invested his money with Murdock and his son, Justin.


In 2005, Andrew Conrad helped set up the North Carolina Research Campus, a life sciences research center in Kannapolis, North Carolina.


In November 2006 Andrew Conrad founded the California Health and Longevity Institute inside the Four Seasons Westlake Village, California in partnership with Murdock and Wellpoint.


In March 2013 Andrew Conrad joined the life sciences unit of Google X after 22 years at NGI.


In 2015 they were awarded $148 million in damages while Andrew Conrad was found to have acted with integrity, and was not held liable.


In January 2023, Stephen Gillett became the new CEO of Verily, while Andrew Conrad shifted roles to become the executive chairman amid a corporate restructuring.


Andrew Conrad was named one of the Top 25 Most Influential People in Biopharma 2015 by FierceBiotech.


Andrew Conrad has more than eighty-five publications in scientific and medical journals.


Andrew Conrad is an avid surfer and has a casual dressing style.


Andrew Conrad is married to Haylynn Cohen, a model, with whom he has two children.