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Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (PACB)

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Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.

1380 Willow Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States

Full Time Employees438

Key Executives

Dr. Michael W. Hunkapiller Ph.D.Exec. Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres1N/A68
Ms. Susan K. BarnesChief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Exec. VP1N/A63
Mr. James Michael PhillipsSr. VP of R&D393.22k420.81k66
Mr. Kevin P. CorcoranSr. VP of Market Devel.393.22kN/A58
Dr. Stephen Turner Ph.D.Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer and VPN/AN/A49
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures sequencing systems to resolve genetically complex problems. The company’s single molecule real-time (SMRT) sequencing technology enables single molecule real-time detection of biological processes. It offers PacBio RS II and Sequel Systems that conducts, monitors, and analyzes biochemical sequencing reactions. The company also provides consumable products, including SMRT cells, as well as various reagent kits, such as template preparation, binding, and sequencing kits. Its customers include research institutions; commercial laboratories; genome centers; clinical, government, and academic institutions; genomics service providers; pharmaceutical companies; and agricultural companies. The company markets its products through a direct sales force in North America and Europe, as well as primarily through distributors in Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. The company was formerly known as Nanofluidics, Inc. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

Corporate Governance

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.