Bob Hariri, MD, PhD
Bob Hariri, MD, PhD, is the chairman, founder, and chief executive officer of Celularity, Inc., a leading human cellular therapeutics company. Dr. Hariri was the founder and CEO of Anthrogenesis Corporation, and after its acquisition by Celgene Corporation, served as CEO of Celgene Cellular Therapeutics. Dr. Hariri also co-founded the genomic-based health intelligence company, Human Longevity, Inc. He has served on numerous public boards including Cryoport (NASDAQ:CYRX). Dr. Hariri pioneered the use of stem cells to treat a range of life-threatening human diseases and continues to make transformative contributions in the fields of immuno-oncology and cell therapeutics. He is widely acknowledged for his discovery of pluripotent stem cells derived from the human placenta, and assisting with the discovery of the physiological activities of tumor necrosis factor (TNF). He holds over 170 issued and pending patents and has authored over 150 published chapters, articles, and abstracts. Over the years he has garnered numerous awards for contributions to the fields of biomedicine and aviation.