James “Jamie” Levine has joined Primordial Genetics’ Board of Directors, bringing deep executive experience in industrial biotechnology and finance to the company’s leadership. Mr. Levine is CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Annai Systems, a private a leading genomic data analysis company, and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Sapphire Energy, a private company creating human nutraceutical products from outdoor algae cultivation. Previously Mr. Levine was CEO at Verenium Corporation, a NASDAQ-Listed company that developed enzyme products for diverse end-markets including animal feed. Verenium was acquired by the chemical company BASF in 2013. Prior to joining Verenium, Mr. Levine was a Managing Director in the investment banking department of Goldman Sachs & Co. where he served clients in the Healthcare and Energy industries. Mr. Levine received an MBA degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Brandeis University.