executive team

robert beech

Chairman, CEO & Co-founder

  • Inventive founder, CEO, and senior corp executive
  • Biotech and healthcare IT companies
  • Former CEO and SVP for Intrexon (NYSE symbol "XON")
  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence, CincyTech

Keith Grimes

President & Chief Operating Officer

  • 20+ years DoD program leadership experience, R&D focus
  • DoD security clearance
  • MS Systems Engineering, MBA
  • Former Navy SEAL

 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 key components of Eccrine Systems

Gavi Begtrup, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

  • Physicist, entrepreneur, and inventor
  • Expertise in micro and nano electromechanical systems
  • PhD program UC Berkeley
  • Congressional policy advisor focused on NASA and DoD

Richard Egan

Chief Financial Officer

  • Senior level CFO
  • 30+ years with technology, biotech, and software companies
  • Public and private 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

VP Intellectual Property

  • USPTO Registered; IP, healthcare and litigation experience
  • JD, Stanford Law School
  • Former Air Force reconnaissance pilot
  • US Air Force Academy