A bioinformatics technologist, innovator and entrepreneur, Will previously co-founded Eagle Genomics, has been a board member for ten years, and was head of innovation at Genomics England.
Will has many scientific papers to his name in the field of genomic data. He has worked on Ensembl, BioMart, Gramene and WormBase at EBI, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Cold Spring Harbor.
Ludo has led businesses through virtually every stage of growth, from driving successful start-ups to revitalising established companies.
Starting out by launching a software training firm, he is now Chair of scientific equipment provider, Grant Instruments and has leveraged 40 years of business expertise to found ‘The Innovation Practice’ – to design, develop and deliver programmes that empower leadership teams to excel.
Head of the Computational Biology Lab at the University of Cambridge Research Computing Service and Team Leader of Big Data Analytics at Genomics England.
Ignacio is founder and architect of the OpenCB project, and a world leader in the application of distributed database technologies to genomics.