Laura Furmanski

Senior Vice President Bioinformatics Business Area 

Joined QIAGEN in June 2014 as Senior Vice President, Bioinformatics Business Area. Dr. Furmanski leads QIAGEN’s rapidly growing presence in bioinformatics, a foundation of the strategy to address the expanding needs of users in all customer classes to transform biological samples into valuable molecular insights. She was previously a partner with McKinsey & Company, where she served in McKinsey’s Silicon Valley office and led a broad range of projects involving med-tech and life science companies. She has a distinguished track record of working with experts in advanced medical fields, delivering revenue growth through scalable business models and bringing unique insights across the healthcare value chain. Furthermore, Dr. Furmanski is a board member of two non-profit organizations, ACMG Foundation and ReSurge International. Dr. Furmanski received a B.A. in Psychology from Stanford University, as well as a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles.


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