Entrepreneurship Founders

A. Blaine Bowman

A. Blaine Bowman

Membership Information:

Member Status: Bronze
Member Since: 1987


Job Title: Director
Company: Illumina
Location: Alabama, United States


  • Electronics and instruments development


Blaine Bowman has been a director of Illumina since 2007 and is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Dionex Corporation. He joined Dionex in 1977, when the Analytical Instruments Division was a small startup operation. He has managed the business since 1977, and in 1980 became President of the restructured company.

Earlier, Blaine was a management consultant with McKinsey and Company and a product engineer at Motorola Semiconductor Products Division.

Blaine Bowman holds a BS Degree in Physics from BYU and he was the top student in his class at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where he received his MBA Degree.

Blaine served a full-time mission in Switzerland, and has served in various Church callings throughout his life. He lives in Saratoga, California with his wife and their three children.

Business Profile:

Former President and CEO of Dionex Corporation. He was also a management consultant with McKinsey and Company.