Nathan D. Wolfe

Founder & Chairman, Metabiota

Dr. Nathan Wolfe is the Founder & Chair of Metabiota. Metabiota is the provider of a unique data analytics platform for risk. The company's analytics platform combines proprietary real-time and historical data, machine learning and economic/risk modeling to enable companies, insurers, and sovereign entities to assess risk accumulations, implement innovate risk mitigation, and bring new insurance products to market. Metabiota is supported by Google Ventures, DCVC, and other leading investors and serves some of the most respected customers in the corporate, insurance and sovereign sectors. 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.

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