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DNAnexus Appoints Tim O’Brien as Vice President of Sales

DNAnexus, a leader in enterprise solutions for genome informatics and data management, today announced the appointment of Tim O’Brien as Vice President of Sales. O’Brien joins DNAnexus from Oracle’s Health Sciences Global Business Unit, where he led the Americas healthcare sales team. He will be responsible for building and managing the DNAnexus enterprise sales organization and developing the company’s go-to-market sales strategy.

“Tim has a long track record of success in enterprise software solution sales within the life science and healthcare industries and we are very pleased to welcome him to the DNAnexus team,” said Richard Daly, CEO of DNAnexus. “His expertise in business development, building high-performing sales organizations and managing enterprise clients will be instrumental as we continue to drive revenue growth and take the company to the next level.”

At Oracle, O’Brien led the team selling the company’s Healthcare Analytics and Translational Research platform, which enables the secondary use of clinical, research, administrative and financial data. Prior, O’Brien held sales and sales management positions at IDBS, Infotrieve and Life Technologies. Earlier in his career, O’Brien helped build the commercial operations of InforMax, a provider of data management, gene expression and genomic analysis solutions, playing key roles in sales and sales management during scale up, IPO and acquisition phases. O’Brien holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

“DNAnexus is a pioneer in the development of a secure and scalable cloud-based platform that is enabling a new era of networked genome informatics,” said O’Brien. “I am pleased to join the company at this exciting time and look forward to working with the team to deliver cloud solutions that enable and accelerate our customers’ use of genomic data for collaboration, research and clinical applications.”

About DNAnexus

DNAnexus is powering the genomics revolution with an enterprise-level solution that combines cloud computing with advanced bioinformatics. The DNAnexus team is made up of experts in software, computational biology, and genetics who are on a mission to establish DNAnexus at the center of a growing ecosystem of scientific and clinical research, and diagnostic efforts in personalized medicine. For more information please visit: https://dnanexus.com.

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