Viren Wasnikar


Viren Wasnikar has over 20 years of experience in the field of genomics, building data analysis and visualization products. Prior to joining Bionano, Viren managed a suite of BioDiscovery software products for analysis and interpretation of all genomic variants from microarray and next-generation sequencing (NGS) data.

During his two decades of experience in the life sciences field, Viren has demonstrated the ability to build robust, high-performing applications that have become industry standards. He has held various software development responsibilities in the areas of image analysis, machine learning and software engineering. He has successfully led software engineering teams with a firm belief in pursuing excellence. Viren holds a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from Poona University in India and a Master of Science degree in computer science from the University of Texas.