Executive Team


 

 

GAVI BEGTRUP, PhD

Chief Executive Officer

  • Physicist, entrepreneur, and inventor

  • Expertise in micro and nano electromechanical systems

  • PhD, UC Berkeley

  • Congressional policy advisor focused on NASA and DoD

 
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JASON HEIKENFELD, PhD

Chief Science Officer & Co-Founder

  • Professor of Electrical Engineering at University of Cincinnati

  • Internationally known expert in electrofluidics and flex-electronics

  • Founding director of the Ohio Center for Microfluidic Innovation

  • Lead inventor of foundational Eccrine Systems IP

 
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RICHARD EGAN

President & Chief Operating Officer

  • Senior level CFO and COO

  • 30+ years with technology, biotech, and software companies

  • Public and private sector experience

 

 

MARK TIERNEY

SVP Commercialization

  • 28+ years executive experience

  • Biomedical engineering and biochemistry background

  • Business development, marketing, product development, and strategy

  • Public and private medical device, healthcare, and diagnostic companies

 

 

CHAD CLARK, JD

General Counsel & VP Intellectual Property

  • USPTO Registered; IP, healthcare and litigation experience

  • JD, Stanford Law School

  • Former Air Force reconnaissance pilot

  • US Air Force Academy

 
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Kara Uchtman, pe

VP Research & Development

  • Licensed Professional Engineer

  • Chemical engineer with background in engineering and manufacturing for consumer goods and speciality chemicals & materials

  • Led large-scale capital projects for launch of new product initiatives and processes

 
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robert beech

Executive Chairman & Co-founder

  • Inventive entrepreneur and senior corp executive

  • Biotech and healthcare IT companies

  • Former CEO and SVP for Intrexon (NYSE symbol "XON")

  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence, CincyTech

 
 

Scientific Advisory Board


 

KEVIN PLAXCO, PhD

  • Professor of Chemistry, Biomolecular Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering at UC Santa Barbara

  • Associate Director, Center for Bioengineering

  • Focused on biomolecular physics, folding-based biosensors and smart materials

 

 

HECTOR WONG, MD

  • Director of Critical Care Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

  • Professor of Pediatrics at UC College of Medicine

  • Focused on sepsis and discovery of novel stratification and diagnostic biomarkers

 

 

RICHARD HELLER, PHD

  • Professor & Eminent Scholar, Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics

  • Professor, School of Medical Diagnostics and Translational Sciences at Old Dominion University

  • Pioneer in evaluating effects of electric pulses on biological systems