Advance #BornGlobal Ep:12 Dr Ben Hindson

This podcast introduces remarkable Australians who have built their career overseas. We celebrate their optimism, creativity and resourcefulness to succeed across the globe. 

In this series, we meet the 2021 Advance Award winners. 

In each episode, we gain insight into their chosen profession, career choices and what motivates them. During the interview, our winners are informed that they have received an Advance Award. Listen out for their unfiltered and heartfelt responses! 

We hope you enjoy getting to know more about these inspiring global Australians.

In this episode, meet Dr Ben Hindson, Co-founder, President and Chief Scientific Officer of 10x Genomics and 2021 Advance Life Sciences Winner. Ben is an entrepreneur and visionary, heading up a team of specialists who develop groundbreaking products combining hardware, chemistry and software to address the complexities of biology and disease with more accessibility and affordability. The ground-breaking company that started from an idea written on a napkin, went from startup to product launch in less than three years. Prior to co-founding 10xGenomics, Ben lived in Geelong Australia and completed a Bachelor of Science and PhD in Chemistry at Deakin University. He then went on to a postdoctoral fellowship in California and worked for Lawrence Livermore Lab and Homeland Security. Ben shares his optimism, calculated risks and his advice to focus on the big picture and to enjoy the journey


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