Kareem Barghouti is the co-founder and CEO of VastBiome. He received his B.S. in Biological Sciences at UC Irvine and a MBA from Duke University with a concentration in Healthcare Sector Management. His background is in Strategy & Operations and Sales & Marketing. Kareem was part of a fast-growing tech startup that Google. He spent 5 years at Google leading the data integrity of Google’s advertising business and was part of the core product team to launch an online education portal to millions of users globally. He was recognized as one of the top sales rep globally (1000+ reps) for the New Business Sales team. Most recently, Kareem participated as a Biodesign Fellow at the Texas Medical Center Innovation Institute in Houston, Texas, where VastBiome was born.