Marc A. Unger received his PhD in Physical Chemistry at Caltech. During a postdoc in Applied Physics in Professor Steve Quake’s lab, he invented Multilayer Soft Lithography, the foundational technology of Fluidigm Corporation. The first paper describing the technology was published in Science and has now been cited more than 4000 times. He joined Fluidigm and drove the development of the core technology, manufacturing, and product lines; he served as VP R&D and Chief Scientific Officer. He also restructured and rebuilt the Marketing organization as EVP R&D and Marketing. During his tenure the company went public and achieved product revenues greater than $100M per year.