David is Chief Science Officer and co-founder of Bolt Threads. He earned his BS in Bioengineering from UC San Diego in 2005 and Ph.D. in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley in 2010. His graduate work focused on the material science of spider silk fiber production. At Bolt, he has built the R&D teams delivering Microsilk and Mylo for apparel, and b-Silk proteins for beauty. He also advises several companies in the biotechnology and sustainable fashion space.
Chief Science Officer