Director, Life Sciences Project
Harvard Business School
Juan Enriquez is a senior research fellow and director of the Harvard Business School Life Science Project. His most recent book is As the Future Catches You: How Genomics & Other Forces are Changing Your Life, Work, Health & Wealth (Random House). His upcoming book is titled Flags, Borders, Anthems, and Other Myths: The Impulse Towards Secession and the Americas.
In 2001 Mr. Enriquez wrote "Transforming Life, Transforming Business: The Life Science Revolution" (co-authored with Ray Goldberg) in The Digital Enterprise (HBS Press), for which he won a McKinsey Prize. He also wrote "Technology, Gene Research and National Competitiveness" in Globalization and the Rural Environment (DRCLAS/Harvard University Press). He has authored over a dozen Harvard Business School case studies, as well as articles for publications such as Science, Foreign Policy, The New York Times, and Trends in Biotechnology. He is contributing editor of The Journal of Biolaw and Business.
Previously he was CEO of Mexico City's Urban Development Corporation, coordinator general of economic policy and chief of staff for Mexico's Secretary of State, and served on the Peace Commission that negotiated the cease-fire in the Chiapas Zapatista rebellion. He has held various positions at Harvard and serves on several boards, including Cabot Microelectronics, The Genetics Advisory Council of the Harvard Medical School, the State Department Advisory Committee on Economic Policy (Biotechnology Group), Tufts University EPIIC, and the Institute for Genomic Research.