Finalist

Ashley Van Zeeland

Chief Executive Officer
3344 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Ashley Van Zeeland said it was a “perfect confluence of events” that led her, at age 29, to co-found La Jolla-based Cypher Genomics in 2011.

The genome interpretation company was spun off from the Scripps Translational Science Institute, where Van Zeeland was conducting postdoctoral research into the genomics of psychological disorders under bioinformatics expert Nicholas Schork.

Finalists

Chief Executive Officer
Realtidbits
President
Callan Capital
President
Renovation Realty
President
Interra Energy
Chief Executive Officer
Halozyme Therapeutics
Owner
Galente Ganci APC
President
Shake Smart
Vice President of Research
Cibus
Chief Executive Officer
HD&D Construction
VP of Marketing
MojoPages
Chief Executive Officer
V Group
Shareholder
Cross Prescott APC
President
Redline Surgical
Vice President
Shake Smart
Chief Executive Officer
National City Chamber of Commerce
Executive Chef
Harney Sushi
Executive VP of Marketing
San Diego County Credit Union
Chief Executive Officer
RJS Law
Founding Partner
J Public Relations
Chief Executive Officer
Dharma Express
Chief Executive Officer
Cypher Genomics
Chief Executive Officer
Global Strategic Management Institute
Senior Vice President
DTZ (formerly Cassidy Turley San Diego )
Director
Douglas Wilson Cos.

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