David Foster, PhD, VP, Technology and Artificial Intelligence, Metabolon

David Foster, Ph.D.

David leads technology functions at Metabolon, bringing a background in science, engineering, and entrepreneurship to drive his impact on the company.


One of David’s first initiatives at Metabolon involved scaling the company’s core data processing and data management systems to improve business processes and enhance machine learning capabilities. David’s critical forward-looking initiatives helped scale Metabolon’s metabolomics, lipidomics, and multi-omics research capabilities to support drug development and clinical trial clients. Before joining Metabolon, David was the founder and CEO of a startup called Pluribus. He built and led a team of programmers and payment industry experts, winning competitive slots in the Durham Startup Stampede and Groundwork Labs. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Duke University and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Calgary, focusing on complex systems and systems biology.

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