Michael W. Deem
Michael W. Deem is an experienced senior professional who has operated in senior management, Board, and advisor capacities with companies ranging from start-up, to rapid growth, to large multi-national companies. His intellectual bandwidth has benefited companies from a wide cross section of industries that include Life Sciences, Artificial Intelligence, Genomics, Data Science, Biotechnology, Energy, and Cancer Research. Recently finished term as Chair of Bioengineering at Rice University. Michael Deem was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Khosla Ventures 2021-2022.
Michael spends a lot of time working, but he also finds time to give back to the community. Numerous graduate students, undergraduate students, and postdoctoral researchers have benefited from his mentoring as they have advanced their careers. He reviews research articles, assists young academic members in getting their knowledge published, and aids students with their research initiatives. This improvement in human capital was very rewarding. Dr. Deem has also worked with CEOs to establish strategies and build organizations while serving on several for-profit and nonprofit boards.