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Tyler Shultz  

Theranos Whistleblower & CEO at Flux Biosciences, Inc.

Tyler Shultz is an entrepreneur fostering innovation in healthcare. He graduated from Stanford with a Biology degree and entered the national scene when he courageously blew the whistle at Theranos. Shultz complained to the public health regulators in New York and was a source for a series of Wall Street Journal articles exposing Theranos’ dubious blood-testing practices. Owing to his role in exposing the fraud, Shultz was featured in “Bad Blood,” the book about the scandal penned by John Carreyrou, the original author of the Wall Street Journal articles, as well as in Alex Gibney’s HBO documentary The Inventor.

Currently, Shultz is the CEO and Co-Founder of Flux Biosciences, Inc., a bay-area start-up. Flux Biosci-ences aims to bring medical grade diagnostics into the homes of consumers by using cutting-edge technology to measure biomarkers related to stress, exercise, and fertility. His efforts were recognized by Forbes when he was named to their “30 under 30” Health Care 2017 list.

Speech Topics

Fraud is Not a Trade Secret: A Conversation with Tyler Shultz

How can a company acquire a $10 billion valuation built on fraud? How does a 20-something Stanford dropout deceive esteemed statesmen and titans of industry? What leads someone to defraud hundreds of employees, thousands of investors, and millions of patients on an unprecedented scale? Tyler Shultz, the man most responsible for bringing down Theranos, answers these questions and more. In a compelling conversation, Shultz takes audiences through his time as an employee at Theranos, discussing everything from his relationship with Elizabeth Holmes, to the faulty blood testing technology, to his efforts to expose the truth about Theranos. With humility and candor, Shultz addresses the importance of corporate governance, modern-day business ethics, Silicon Valley culture, and the lessons the corporate world can learn from Theranos’ historic fraud.


Flux Biosciences
Flux Biosciences is a company spun out of Stanford University, where the technology used to read and write computer hard drives has been repurposed to perform sensitive and quantitative point-of-care in vitro medical diagnostics. This technology uses blood, urine, or saliva to measure biomarkers related to exercise, stress, fertility, and diet and will correlate those measurements to sleep and activity data collected from wearable technologies.
After Blowing The Whistle On Theranos, Tyler Shultz Is Going Back Into Medical Testing

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