Dr. Finney received his BA degree from Harvard College and his PhD from MIT. He was the founding CSO of MJ Research, which became one of the largest manufacturers of DNA amplification instruments in the world. He is also a co-founder of MJ Bioworks, which along with MJ Research was sold to Bio-Rad (AMEX) in 2004. He is a seed investor and Director of Wavemark, Orion Genomics and Sage Science. Dr. Finney is also the author of numerous publications and patents.
CEO and Chairman of Neurologica (Danvers, MA). Mr. Gordon was educated in electrical engineering at MIT. He is the founder and former CEO and Chairman of Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), and current CEO of Neurologica (Danvers, MA). In addition to his entrepreneurial successes in instrumentation, Mr. Gordon has a passion for engineering and the training of engineers. He holds many patents covering high tech instrumentation.Up until recently he served on the Board of the Lahey Clinic. A full biography of Mr. Gordon can be found at Wikipedia.
Mr. Magnant is a founder of Sage Science, and served as CEO until 2014. Prior to Sage Science, Mr. Magnant served as Vice President of MJ Research, a leading manufacturer of thermal cycling instrumentation for DNA research. At MJ he also served as interim CEO of their Genesys Technologies division, a manufacturer of DNA sequencing instrumentation. He was also the founding Chairman and President of Owl Scientific a leading brand of electrophoresis apparatus now owned by Thermo Fisher. Magnant was a co-founding CEO and Chairman of ThermoCeramiX a contract development and manufacturing firm focused on disruptive new electric heating technology currently being deployed in automotive, appliance and other large industries. He is also a co-founder of ActivBiotics a heavily venture-backed pharmaceutical development company. Magnant holds life science degrees from UMASS - Dartmouth and Montana State University.
Mr. Barbera is a founder and current CEO of Sage Science. Previoulsy, Mr. Barbera was the founding CEO of Pronto Development Corporation, Inc. At Pronto, he developed numerous instruments and consumer appliances. He developed a high throughput cellular imaging system for a world-renowned research company in 2004. He has extensive electronics product development experience, from directly designing circuit boards and writing code to managing projects through production. His experience covers instrumentation, process instruments and machinery, semiconductor test equipment, high end audio equipment and optoelectronic medical devices. Mr. Barbera is an accomplished yachtsman and in 2005 developed a new sail sensor array which he installed on the USA's America's cup yacht in Spain. Mr. Barbera holds a Bachelors Degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University.