Farid Vij

Farid Vij, President and General Manager of Data at Invitae

Farid Vij is General Manager for Invitae's Data division where he leads strategy, product, and operations for the business. His core focus is building a two-sided platform that connects patients, providers, and researchers through patient-consented data to help patients find better care options and advance research through real-world evidence generation. Prior to Invitae, Farid was co-founder and COO at Ciitizen, a company focused on providing patients with access to their complete medical records. At Ciitizen, he drove the company's operations and go-to-market strategy, before leading its acquisition by Invitae in September 2021. Before Ciitizen, Farid held various commercial and operational roles at ZL Technologies, a big data company focused on harnessing unstructured information to drive critical privacy decisions for large organizations. Farid holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He enjoys angel investments in mission-focused companies and supporting education-focused non-profit organizations.

Interview with Farid (published September 2022) https://mendelspod.com/podcasts/invitae%E2%80%99s-data-manager-farid-vij...