Ron van Os, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. van Os started as Director of Business Development with Electronic Data Systems (EDS) and has an extensive international background with achievements in Asia-Pacific, Central-Asia, Europe Middle-East and Africa, as well as a strong US domestic background. Following EDS Mr. van Os served as V.P. of Global Business Development at Sabre Decision Technologies, and then held senior executive roles at L-1 Identity Solutions, Imaging Automation transforming both companies toward acquisition. Over the last decade Mr. van Os has been instrumental in launching several new businesses, products and markets for small to mid-size private and publicly held companies. In addition he also successfully worked in various turnaround assignments.
Dr. Michael W. Routh, Ph.D.
As a member of the Board of Directors for multiple early-stage and growth companies, including ANDalyze, Dr, Routh brings P&L experience in top management, marketing, R&D, strategic business development, acquisitions, and overseas assignments to the table. His career spans over 30 years in the analytical instrument industry split equally between top executive and senior functional leadership roles in such notable companies as Varian, Applied Research Laboratories, Baird, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bio-Rad, and General Electric.
Nancy Sullivan, Illinois Ventures
Nancy Sullivan serves as the CEO and Managing Director of Illinois Ventures, LLC and the Executive Director of the Office of Technology Management at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Ralph Dumke, Investor
Founder and CEO of Waterline Industries Corporation. Mr Dumke is a leading water and wastewater treatment facility builder on the east coast. He is the founder of Waterline Alternate Energies.
Professor Yi Lu, Founder
Professor Yi Lu received his Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1992. After two years of postdoctoral research at the California Institute of Technology, he joined the faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 1994. He is now a HHMI Professor in the U of I Department of Chemistry and a part-time faculty member in the Beckman Institute 3D Micro and Nanosystems group. Professor Lu is also affiliated with the Departments of Biochemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, the Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology, the Biotechnology Center, and the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology. His fields of professional interest are design and selection of protein and nucleic acid enzymes with potential applications in biocatalysis, sensing and directed assembly of functional biomaterials.
Dr. Karen Meidlinger, Ph.D., Meidlinger Partners
Founder and Managing Principal of Meidlinger Partners, LLC. Meidlinger Partners which invests in, grows and develops water technology, product and service companies that have scalable solutions to clean water and wastewater in an energy efficient manner while meeting governmental standards.