Evan Jones

Chairman and CEO

Mr. Jones is the Chairman and CEO of OpGen and also is the Managing Member of jVen Capital, LLC, a life sciences investment company. Prior to forming jVen Capital, he was co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Digene Corporation, a publicly traded biotechnology company focused on women’s health and molecular diagnostic testing. He is a Board Member of Veracyte, Inc. and he was previously a Board member at Fluidigm, Inc. and Foundation Medicine, Inc. Mr. Jones is Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Children’s National Medical Center and a Board Member of the Research, Education and Innovation Advisory Board.

Mr. Jones received a B.A. degree from the University of Colorado and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.