Courses by instructor: Howard Simon
Howard A. Simon is Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel at DNA2.0, Inc., a synthetic biology and protein engineering company located in Menlo Park, California, where his responsibilities include business operations, legal matters (including biosecurity), and human resources. In addition to his professional life in biotechnology, Mr. Simon has long been a leader in the Bay Area Jewish community, with service as a board member and/or officer at the Graduate Theological Union of Berkeley, the Berkeley Hillel Foundation, the San Francisco Jewish Community Center, Brandeis Hillel Day School and Congregation Ner Tamid. He currently sits on the board of Lehrhaus Judaica. Mr. Simon also is a frequent teacher and lecturer in Jewish studies and ethics. Mr. Simon holds an undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley, a law degree from the Boalt Hall School of Law (UC Berkeley), a Master's Degree from the Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union of Berkeley, and an MBA from Babson College. He also is a certified Senior Human Resources Professional and Corporate Compliance and Ethics Professional.