Ida Khodami


San Diego, CA

Ida Khodami is a Partner based in San Diego with expertise in genomics, biotech, and operations. Ida joined TBC from Illumina, where she held multiple leadership positions across Engineering and Operations for over a decade. She built and led the first company validation consortium that resulted in FDA approval for the first ever Next-Generation- Sequencing platform: MiSeqDX. Over the past three years, she has led the global business strategy and operations for the Direct-to-Consumer genomics market. Ida has an M.Sc from University of Waterloo in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She is passionate about learning, interdisciplinary innovation, and helping the next generation of company builders realize their vision and create positive impact. Outside of work, you’ll find her creating unique recipes inspired by her travels (60+ countries) and local seasonal ingredients.