About Me

R&D and core team leader with fifteen years experience developing products and leading multidisciplinary teams in the IVD and life science industries - Worked at three successful startups in roles with increasing responsibility - Extensive experience in managing high value projects with outside partners, including engineering design firms and contract manufacturers - Excellent problem solving skills – highly analytical and detail oriented, with demonstrated ability to work under time pressure - Extensive experience in surface science and deposition of biological material on silicon, gold, glass, and polymeric surfaces - Broadly skilled in the design and implementation of mechanical, fluidic, and optical systems, as well as in assay development/validation, and whole blood separations - Extensive experience in product verification/validation testing, project planning, and execution - Experienced in FDA design control requirements, including risk management and hazard analysis for medical devices - Publications include twelve issued patents, four published patent applications, and four articles in peer-reviewed journals