Nathan D. Wolfe

Nathan D. Wolfe
  • Chief Executive Officer and Founder
    Metabiota

Dr. Nathan Wolfe is the Founder & CEO of Metabiota, the world’s leading epidemic risk company. Metabiota collects, aggregates and analyzes disease data from humans and animals around the world and provides actionable intelligence on epidemic risk to sovereign and corporate customers. Wolfe is also Founder & Executive Chairman of Global Viral, a nonprofit promoting understanding, exploration and stewardship of the microbial world and the Lorry I. Lokey Consulting Professor in Human Biology at Stanford University. Wolfe received his doctorate in Immunology & Infectious Diseases from Harvard in 1998. He has been honored with a Fulbright fellowship and the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer. Wolfe has published over 100 scientific publications and his work has been published in or covered by Nature, Science, The New York Times, The Economist, NPR, The New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal and Forbes among others. His critically acclaimed book, The Viral Storm, has been published in six languages and was shortlisted in 2012 for the Royal Society’s Winton Prize. In 2011 he was named as one of the hundred most influential people in the world by Time magazine; Rolling Stone named him one of the “100 Agents of Change” in 2009; and Popular Science recognized him as one of their “Brilliant 10” in 2006.