Speaker Profile

CEO, VastBiome

Biography
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.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley


  • UC Precision Medicine Programs: Achievements and Challenges
    Session Chair: India Hook-Barnard, EBRC
    - Keith Yamamoto, UCSF
    - Clara Lajonchere, UCLA
    - Frederick J Meyers, UC Davis Health
  • Fireside Chat with Conrad Vial, Sutter Health and Precision Medicine Practices
    - Conrad Vial, Sutter Health
    - Erika Vial-Monteverdi, RotaCare Clinics
  • Precision Approaches to Chronic Disease (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Jennifer Lovejoy, Seven.me
    - Noel Mueller, Johns Hopkins
    - Maureen K. O'Connor, ZealCare
    - Sunjya K. Schweig, California Center For Functional Medicine (CCFM)
  • DNA-based Weight Loss Interventions: What Have We Learned? (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Jennifer Lovejoy, Seven.me
    - George Bray, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    - Christopher Gardner, Stanford
  • Advances in Digital Health, Diabetes and Obesity Management (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Mike Snyder, Stanford
    - Jessilyn Dunn, Duke University
    - Jonathan Long, Stanford
    - James Galagan, Boston University
  • Illumina Accelerator Innovation
    Session Chair: Amanda Cashin, Illumina Accelerator
    - Trevor Levin, Convergent Genomics
    - Rhidi Tariyal, NextGen Jane
    - Kareem Barghouti, VastBiome
  • PMWC Showcase
    - Jarret Glasscock, Cofactor Genomics
    - David Hanna, Thermo Fisher