Othman Laraki is the co-founder and CEO of Color, a distributed healthcare and clinical testing company. From population genomics programs to high-throughput COVID-19 testing, Color provides the technology and infrastructure to power large-scale health initiatives. Early in his career, Laraki spent several formative years at Google, where he worked on performance infrastructure and client-side software. After leaving Google, he co-founded MixerLabs, which was acquired by Twitter in 2009. At Twitter, Laraki was the Vice President of Product, helping create the company’s first revenue products and grow the user base from 50 to 200 million users. Laraki holds masters degrees in computer science and management science and engineering from Stanford University and a MBA from MIT. He is a long-time investor and advisor to leading companies such as Pinterest, AngelList, Slack, Instacart, and others.
This appearance by Othman Laraki is part of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders series. Join us virtually at youtube.com/ecorner as we bring founders, investors and industry influencers to center stage and invite them to share what it takes to become a disruptor.