Frances Arnold is the Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry at the California Institute of Technology and co-Chair of President Biden’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. She is the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2018). Co-inventor on more than 60 patents, Dr. Arnold co-founded three companies in sustainable energy, chemicals and agriculture. She was inducted into the US Inventors Hall of Fame in 2014. Dr. Arnold serves on the Board of Directors of Alphabet and Illumina.