Executive Vice President, Products and Operations
Omead Ostadan is Executive Vice President of Products and Operations for Illumina. A member of Illumina’s executive management team, Mr. Ostadan is responsible for central product development, as well as global operations and quality. Mr. Ostadan joined Illumina in 2007 as Vice President of Marketing and built the company’s marketing organization during a period of tremendous growth and diversification. In 2011 Mr. Ostadan assumed the role of Senior Vice President of Product Development and in 2015 his role expanded to include the company’s Global Operations and Quality functions.
Prior to joining Illumina, Mr. Ostadan was Vice President of Marketing at Solexa Inc., where he played a central role in the development of the company’s product and commercial strategy. Prior to joining Solexa Inc. in 2005, Mr. Ostadan held a variety of marketing roles at Applied Biosystems over a nearly 10 year span, including responsibility for managing the company’s high throughput sequencing platforms.
Mr. Ostadan earned his B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of California at Davis and his M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.