Jason Bobe is currently the founding Executive Director of the nonprofit PersonalGenomes.org and has served as the Director of Community for the Harvard Personal Genome Project since 2007. Jason is also curator and executive producer of the annual Genomes, Environments and Traits Conference (www.getconference.org). Earlier in his career, Jason helped establish one of the first direct-to- consumer (DTC) genetic testing and interpretation companies. He is regarded widely as a thought leader in citizen science, personal genomics, DIYbio and equitable access to biotechnology. He was an invited speaker to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues and has contributed to many news stories, radio, TV and books.