Founder, CEO & Director
SVP, Chief AI Officer
Joshua Meier, SVP, Chief AI Officer, is responsible for leading the development of Absci’s cutting edge generative AI models to design new protein therapeutics from scratch. Previously, he led the research platform for protein language modeling at Facebook AI Research where his group published a series of papers demonstrating the promise of unsupervised learning for protein sequence design. At Facebook, Joshua was lead developer of the ESM-1b and ESM-1v models, which are widely used across biopharma today. Earlier in his career, Joshua worked on Generative AI at OpenAI, managed product for virtual reality at Google, and built MIT’s CRISPR-ML design platform. Joshua studied CS & Chemistry at Harvard.
Joshua lives in NYC and likes running, classical music, and Broadway shows.