Omar has decades of experience designing global cloud platforms pioneering the use of collaborative feedback networks to solve challenging information extraction problems. He is the Principal Architect of precisionFDA.gov, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cloud platform that is transforming the regulatory research and review process for precision drugs and devices. Prior to DNAnexus, Omar managed operations for the Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud when single regions were topping the one million server mark. Previously, he led platforms for a Twitter search engine at Topsy Labs and crowd-sourced messaging security at Cloudmark. Omar received his bachelor of science degree in chemistry from UC Berkeley.