Greg Lucier

Keynote Speaker

Greg Lucier, CEO Life Technologies


Greg Lucier serves as chairman and chief executive officer of Life Technologies, a global biotechnology company based in Carlsbad, California. The company is one of the largest providers of systems, biological reagents, and services supplying scientists around the world in every way that life sciences are applied. The company aims to improve the human condition by enabling basic research, accelerating drug discovery and development, and advancing scientific exploration in areas such as regenerative medicine, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics. Mr. Lucier is focused on preparing the company to participate in and shape the new era of medicine based on molecular technologies.

Under Mr. Lucier's leadership, the company has grown from $700 million in revenues when he took the helm in 2003 to $3.5 billion in sales today. The company has expanded to serve clients in more than 100 countries around the globe and employs more than 9,000 people. Prior to joining Life Technologies, Mr. Lucier served in a variety of executive leadership roles with General Electric Corporation, and was voted a corporate officer by that company's board of directors in 1999.

Mr. Lucier also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Sanford-Burnham Institute for Medical Research, as a Director for BIO, the world's largest biotechnology industry organization, and he is a member of the board of directors for Carefusion Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange listed healthcare company. He is also actively involved with the Business Roundtable in Washington D.C. Mr. Lucier is a distinguished alumnus of Pennsylvania State University, where he earned his engineering degree, and holds a masters in business administration from Harvard Business School.