Siddhartha Kadia, Ph.D. joined Berkeley Lights as CEO in March 2022. Dr. Kadia is an accomplished executive, bringing more than two decades of relevant industry and leadership experience as well as significant expertise in globally commercializing disruptive life science technologies and services. In addition, he has led teams in the US, Japan, China, UK, Australia, and Europe and has a deep operational knowledge of scientific enterprise in these key global economies.
Previously, Dr. Kadia served as president and CEO of EAG Laboratories, a scientific services company providing analytical testing and consulting solutions, which was acquired by Eurofins Scientific in December 2017. Prior to EAG Laboratories, Dr. Kadia served in several senior executive roles at Life Technologies Corporation, including as president of the Life Sciences Division, a $2 billion business, chief marketing officer, and president of the company’s Japan and Greater China businesses. Dr. Kadia also served as management consultant at McKinsey & Company in the healthcare practice, assisting global medical device companies and major healthcare providers.
Dr. Kadia earned a B.E. in electronics and telecommunications from Gujarat University in India, an M.S. in biomedical engineering from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Kadia serves as a director of other life science tools and scientific services companies, as well as advisory boards of various academic institutions, including Scripps Research Institute.