Our Team

Key management and advisory personnel include a former executive of an electron microscope company, university genetics researchers, the director of a university genome center and successful entrepreneurs.

ZS Genetics management is focused on understanding evolving market needs, prioritizing technology development and maintaining intellectual property.

Management Team

William R. Glover, III: Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Vice President of Research and Development

Bill Ward: President, Chief Operating Officer

Thomas D. Abert: Founder, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance and Administration

Lawrence E. Scipioni, PhD: Vice President of Technology – Platform Development

Suhaib M. Siddiqi, PhD: Vice President of Technology – Chemistry


ZSG management is also guided by an extensive network of advisers. These advisors have provided substantial improvement to the business model, market entry tactics and financial strategies.

Board of Directors

William R. Glover, III: Chairman

Thomas D. Abert: Secretary, Treasurer

Frank E. Ferguson

Jane E. Hager

Thomas A. Shields


Scientific Advisory Board

David C. Bell, PhD, FRMS

Steven D. Berger, PhD

Michael F. Holick, MD, PhD

Elaine R. Mardis, PhD (SAB Chair)

Andre Marziali, PhD, PEng

Nicholas E. Navin, PhD

Robert Nicol, PhD

Michael R. Scheinfein, PhD

Harold Swerdlow, PhD

W. Kelley Thomas, PhD