Michael Schrader
Founding Chief Executive Officer, Vaxess

Michael Schrader is the founding CEO of Vaxess, a Gates Foundation and VC-backed company using a silk-derived protein to create next-generation vaccines that are both more effective and more easily delivered to patients around the world. Prior to founding Vaxess, Michael spent time at Google, Toyota, and Honda where he helped bring a range of products to market and earned fifteen patents. Michael received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.