About Arthur Levinson
It has been stated that the overall estimate of Arthur Levinson net worth reaches 100 million dollars, as of right now. He is one of the most successful businesspeople in the world, and, as his net worth suggests, one of the richest of them. Currently, he is serving as the CEO of Calico as well as the chairman of Apple, Inc., where he began to work in 2011. Both of these companies have played a vital role in increasing the current size of Arthur Levinson net worth.
Before that, Arthur Levinson was working at Genentech. In the period of 1995-2009, he was the company’s chief executive officer and in the period of 1999-2014, he was its chairman. Working in this firm has also added up to the overall sum of Arthur Levinson net worth.
In 2000, he became a member of the board of Apple, Inc. In addition, he is a member of the board of directors of various other companies. These companies include the Broad Institute, NGM Biopharmaceuticals, F. Hoffmann-La Roche and Amyris Biotechnologies. Currently, Arthur Levinson is serving on various other boards, including the Industrial Advisory Board of the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, the Advisory Council for the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, the Advisory Council for the Princeton University Department of Molecular Biology and the Board of Scientific Consultants of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Arthur Levinson was born in 1950 in a Jewish family. In 1972, he earned his BA degree from the University of Washington. In 1977, he graduated from Princeton University, from which he got his PhD in biochemistry. Arthur Levinson then got a postdoctoral position in the Department of Microbiology at the University of California, San Francisco. It was this place, where he was noticed by Herb Boyer, who invited him to join Genentech.
In 1980, when he joined the company, he got the position of a research scientist. In 1989, his position was promoted to the Vice President of Research Technology. One year later, Arthur Levinson became the company’s Vice President of Research. In 1992, he was already the Senior Vice President of Research and one year later became its Senior Vice President of Research and Development. Therefore, working in Genentech has made his name more known in the industry and also increased the overall amount of Arthur Levinson net worth.
Two years later, Genentech promoted him as the chief executive officer. Four years later, Arthur Levinson became its chairman. In the same year, he was awarded the Corporate Leadership Award from the National Breast Cancer Coalition as well as the Irvington Institute’s Corporate Leadership Award in Science. In 2003, his name was inducted into the Biotech Hall of Fame. In 2004 as well as 2005, Arthur Levinson’s name appeared in the list of Best Managers of the Year, compiled by BusinessWeek. In the period of 2004-2007, Arthur Levinson was named America’s Best CEO by Institutional Investor.