David Shaywitz, MD, PhD

David Shaywitz, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer, DNAnexus
Adjunct, Harvard Medical School

David Shaywitz, MD, PhD, is chief medical officer at DNAnexus and holds an adjunct appointment at Harvard Medical School. He has a decade of experience in the life science industry, with experience in R&D, strategy and commercial operations through his work at Merck, the Boston Consulting Group and Theravance.

Dr. Shaywitz received his PhD in biology from MIT and his undergraduate degree and MD from Harvard University. He trained in internal medicine and endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is co-author, with Lisa Suennen, of Tech Tonics: Can Passionate Entrepreneurs Heal Healthcare With Technology and co-host with Suennen of the "Tech Tonics" podcast. Dr. Shaywitz writes about entrepreneurial innovation in medicine for Forbes.