Quantgene Named “Best Small Companies to Work For 2020” by Built In LA

January 2020

Los Angeles, CA [January 17, 2020] — Quantgene today announced it was included on Built In LA’s list of Best Small Companies to Work for in 2020. Companies are selected based on data submitted by companies and their employees.

Jo Bhakdi, Quantgene’s CEO, said of the award: “In our mission to defeat cancer, the greatest asset we have is our people. As we prepare for some major milestones in 2020, we will continue to build and foster our team of Pioneers through our partnership with partners like Built In LA.”

Maria Christopoulos Katris, CEO and Co-Founder of Built In, said: “We extend our heartfelt congratulations to our 2020 honorees. Built In aims to change lives by connecting talented tech professionals with jobs they were born to do. These companies have become part of that mission because they stand for more than just the work they’re doing. They stand for their people and purpose.”

She added: “We also extend our gratitude. These companies exemplify what it means to be an employer of choice for today’s purpose-driven tech workforce. Writing about them inspires us daily and, in terms of our offering, gives us total confidence that the professionals who visit our websites will find work that gives them a strong sense of professional and personal meaning.”


Quantgene is transforming the future of medicine by unlocking the Deep Human Genome. We’re saving lives through early detection, better prevention and more effective cures for all disease, starting with cancer.

Quantgene is a biotechnology company based in Santa Monica with offices in Belin Germany. Quantgene was founded in 2015 at Berkley Lab by Founder and CEO, Jo Bhakdi, and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Monika Hagen. 

Working in tech is a way of life. Built In helps people live it with purpose. Across the most vibrant tech hubs in the US, Built In helps tech professionals stay on top of tech news and trends, expand their networks and carve out futures at companies they believe in. Built In attracts a niche audience of 1 million tech professionals every month and, in 2019, the company hit a milestone, serving 1,100 companies annually. Built In recently launched BuiltIn.com, a national hub for tech trend coverage and resources to help professionals grow in their careers.

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Built In’s list rates companies algorithmically based on compensation data and employer benefits. Rank is determined by combining a company’s score in each of these categories.