Dr. Inés Dawson
Science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight)
Inés is a science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight). She runs the award-winning bilingual YouTube channel Draw Curiosity, and makes science stories interesting and accessible for a wide range of audiences. An enthusiastic and entertaining educational speaker, Inés uses creativity to make complex subjects simple and fun.
Working in the Cultured Meat innovation field, Dario is Head of New Business Development & Partnership Alliance at our Innovation Hub in Silicon Valley. He studied pharmacy in Zagreb, Croatia, earning an MBA from the University of Cambridge, UK. Dario joined Merck in 2013 after a spell at consulting firm McKinsey.
Simon is President of Biocellion SPC and initiator of the Cultivated Meat Modeling Consortium (CMMC). He brings 30 years of high-tech, high-performance computing experience working for AT&T Bell Laboratories, Tera Computer, Cray, Google, and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Simon earned an M.S.E.E. from UC Berkeley, a PhD in computer science from the University of Washington, and an M.A. in organizational development from Seattle University.