Steven Edgar


Steven Edgar is Scientist in Residence at TPB. He leverages his extensive technical expertise to advise, incubate, and invest in biotechnology, agriculture, food, and manufacturing businesses that deploy new technology.

Prior to TPB, Steven led technical development for programs at synthetic biology pioneer Zymergen, including the DARPA 1000 Molecules program. Before pursuing his doctorate, Steven worked as a process engineer at Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly and Company, and ExxonMobil with a focus on process development and API manufacturing.

Steven holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.  He spends free time on DIY home renovations and getting crushed in arts and crafts by his 7-year-old daughter.