Gabriel Otte

Gabriel Otte

CEO & Co-Founder, Freenome

Gabe created and released his first public application at the age of 11. At 17, he was hired as an engineer at Apple where he helped bring about the first iPhone. Since then, he has studied Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry and Philosophy at Cornell University and has worked as the Senior Software Engineer at tech companies such as Glyde, Tumblr, Filemaker and more. He has an extensive background in mobile development, technology development and machine learning. While working on his PhD in computational biology at the University of Pennsylvania, he published several papers on applications of machine learning on large genomics datasets and other big data. In May 2014, he founded a tech company that built a revolutionary low-battery location acquisition technology called Acorn. Aside from his companies, Gabe enjoys rock climbing and archery with his wife, Johanna.