Francis Lo

Chief People Officer
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Francis Lo is the Chief People Officer of Adaptive Biotechnologies, a commercial-stage biotech company that aims to translate the genetics of the adaptive immune system into clinical products to diagnose and treat disease. Francis brings a unique, multi-disciplinary perspective to leading People and Culture at Adaptive. Prior to joining Adaptive, Francis served as Vice President of Human Resources at Whole Foods Market. Previously, he also held leadership roles at Starbucks, including as Director of Global Talent Management and as Dean of Starbucks China University. In addition to his HR experience, Francis has worked in CPG Sales, Strategy, Consumer Insights, and Shopper Marketing, and he has served on the boards of multiple Non-Profit Organizations. Francis holds an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a BA in the Plan II Honors Program from the University of Texas at Austin.