OUR COMPANY

our mission.

Our mission is to make actionable health information accessible to people everywhere in the world at the time it matters, enabling early detection and intervention of disease, and empowering individuals with information to live the lives they want to live.


Elizabeth Holmes, Founder, and CEO

Elizabeth Holmes is CEO of Theranos, which she founded in 2003. Elizabeth left Stanford University's School of Engineering to build Theranos around her patents and vision for healthcare.


Our board.

Elizabeth Holmes

Theranos Chairman, CEO, and Founder

George P. Shultz

George P. Shultz has had a distinguished career in government, in academia, and in the world of business. He is one of two individuals who have held four different federal cabinet posts, he has taught at three of this countryΓÇÖs greatest universities, and for eight years he was president of a major engineering and construction company. Since 1989, he has been a distinguished fellow at Stanford UniversityΓÇÖs Hoover Institution. He is a recipient of the Medal of Freedom, our nationΓÇÖs highest civilian honor.

Gary Roughead

Gary Roughead is a retired United States Navy admiral who served as the 29th Chief of Naval Operations. Roughead is one of only two officers to have commanded the fleets in the Pacific and Atlantic, commanding the U.S. Pacific Fleet and Joint Task Force 519, as well as U.S. Fleet Forces Command. He also served as Commandant, United States Naval Academy, the Department of the NavyΓÇÖs Chief of Legislative Affairs, and as Deputy Commander, U.S. Pacific Command. Admiral Roughead is a Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He also serves on the board of the Northrop Grumman Corporation.

William J. Perry

William Perry is an entrepreneur, mathematician, and engineer who was the United States Secretary of Defense under President Bill Clinton. He also served as Deputy Secretary of Defense and Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. Dr. Perry has extensive business experience and currently serves on the boards of several high-tech companies and as Chairman of Global Technology Partners. He was the founder and president of Electromagnetic Systems Laboratory (ESL), Inc. Dr. Perry is currently the Michael and Barbara Berberian Professor (emeritus) at Stanford University, with a joint appointment at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and the School of Engineering.

Samuel Nunn

Samuel Nunn served as a United States Senator from Georgia for twenty-four years and as Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. He is currently the co-chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), a charitable organization working to reduce the global threats from nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. He has served on a number of corporate boards, including Chevron Corporation, the Coca-Cola Company, Dell Computer Corporation, and General Electric Company.

James N. Mattis

James N. Mattis is a retired United States Marine Corps general who last served as the 11th commander of United States Central Command. He previously commanded United States Joint Forces Command and served concurrently as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Transformation. Prior to that, he commanded I Marine Expeditionary Force, United States Marine Forces Central Command, and 1st Marine Division during the Iraq War. General Mattis retired after more than 41 years of service to the nation.

Richard Kovacevich

Richard Kovacevich served as the Chief Executive Officer of Wells Fargo & Company from 1998ΓÇô2007 and Chairman of the Board from 2001-2009. Prior to Wells Fargo, Kovacevich held numerous executive positions including Division General Manager of General Mills, head of regional retail banking at Citicorp, and President & CEO of Norwest Corporation until its merger with Wells Fargo in 1998. He currently serves on a number of corporate boards, including Cargill Inc., The Clearing House LLC, Cisco Systems Inc., and as a member of the Federal Reserve's Federal Advisory Council.

Henry A. Kissinger

Henry Kissinger is Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an international consulting firm. Dr. Kissinger served as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from 1969-1975 and as Secretary of State from 1973-1977. He has received numerous awards in recognition of his work in foreign policy, including the Nobel Peace Prize and Presidential Medal of Freedom. Dr. Kissinger serves on a number of governmental, corporate, and non-profit organizational boards and is the author of several books; his most recent, On China, was published in 2011.

Sunny Balwani

Sunny Balwani is an entrepreneur and a computer scientist. Sunny joined Theranos after dropping out of the Computer Science program at Stanford University. He received his MBA at UC Berkeley and undergraduate degree from UT Austin. Sunny began his career at Lotus Development Corporation, after which he served at Microsoft in various roles, and later started his own company in the business-to-business ecommerce space which he sold to CommerceOne. He currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Theranos.


Theranos designs, develops, and manufactures its


products in the United States of America.