Steve Chapman

Steve Chapman, Chief Executive Officer

Steve Chapman is Natera’s Chief Executive Officer and serves on the company’s board of directors. During his tenure, he has held a number of leadership roles including Chief Operating Officer. As COO, he led the company’s entry into the highly competitive non-invasive prenatal testing market, in which the company’s Panorama® test became the market leader despite being fourth to market. Mr. Chapman was appointed CEO in January 2019 and has been instrumental in extending Natera’s core technology to address new organ health and oncology markets. This includes driving rapid growth for the Prospera™ transplant assessment test, launching the RenasightTM test which screens for genetic causes of chronic kidney disease, and establishing Natera’s leadership in molecular residual disease testing with Signatera.™ Since becoming CEO, Natera has achieved significant year-on-year revenue growth and has consistently outperformed earnings expectations. Prior to joining Natera, Mr. Chapman worked at Genzyme Genetics, where he was credited with delivering record-breaking growth and strategies that changed pregnancy genetic testing. Mr. Chapman began his career as a researcher in the department of human genetics at UCLA designing arrays identifying SNPs associated with multiple sclerosis. He graduated with honors and holds a B.S. in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics from UCLA.