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Management Team

 

 

Dr. Dean Tsao, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Tsao has over 30 years of extensive experience in the IVD industry.  He is an accomplished scientist and a successful serial entrepreneur with an excellent track record of launching and leading new companies to grow into successful businesses. The companies he has established have developed thousands of products that are currently being used in the diagnosis and research of cancer, HIV, Down syndrome, and numerous other medical conditions.  He received his Ph.D. of Biochemistry from Colorado State University.

 

Dr. Chin-Shiou Huang, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Huang has over 20 years of research experience in areas related to biotechnology.  In 1999, he invented an artificial antibody fabrication technology and co-founded Aspira Biosystems. Dr. Huang led an advanced research team that applied the a-state-of-the-art artificial antibody technology to protein capture mechanism in many platforms, such as sequence-specific protein capture beads and protein capture array chips. Aspira was funded by Alloy Ventures and later acquired by Nanomune Inc.  He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Cornell University.

  

Dr. Stuart M. Palmer, Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Palmer has over 30 years of scientific and executive management experience in biotechnology operations and in vitro diagnostic assay development. Prior to joining PlexBio Co., Ltd., he was the Vice President of Technical Operations for Roche Molecular System, Inc., a subsidiary of Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc. and held various positions of increasing responsibility at Abbott Diagnostics, a division of Abbott Laboratories.  Dr. Palmer is also the founder and Principal Consultant of BioConsulting International, LLC.  Dr. Palmer received his Ph.D. in Microbiology, a Joint Degree from Rutgers University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

  

Ms. Lipi Yeh, Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Yeh has over 28 years of experience in finance and operations management working for several large multi-national companies.  Prior to joining PlexBio, Co. Ltd. she was Chief Operating Officer at Precious Mountain Ent. Corp., one of the largest manufacturers of PVC gloves.  Earlier, Ms. Yeh was CFO at Howteh Technology Co., Ltd. where she also held senior executive positions leading sales and finance teams within the company.  She is a graduate of Providence University (Taiwan).

 

Dr. Vipe Cheng, Director, Clinical Affairs

Dr. Cheng has over 20 years of industrial and applied health experience focusing on clinical trial management.  Prior to joining PlexBio Co. Ltd., Dr. Cheng worked for the Center for Clinical Trial and Research, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University. Eariler, he  worked at the Office of National Science and Technology Program for Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals and at the Office of Science and Technology, Department of Health, promoting various aspects of clinical trial management. . Dr. Cheng received his doctorate degree in the Graduate Institute of Technology, Innovation and Intellectual Property Management and his master’s degree in the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Program, National Chengchi University and his master’s degree from the College of Medicine, National Taiwan University.

 

Mr. Willie Koh, Director, International Sales and Marketing (APAC/ME)

Mr. Koh has over 15 years of sales experience in medical and other technology sectors.  Prior to joining PlexBio Co., Ltd. he was the lead sales manager for Lite-On Technology Corp., a leading supplier of IVD equipment in the Middle East and Asian markets.  Previously Mr. Koh held various sales positions for large companies leading sales and marketing teams to achieve strategic goals and develop new business across Asia and Middle East markets. He is a graduate of  the Japan Singapore Technical Institute.


Mr. Aidan Coe, Director, International Sales and Marketing (EU/NA)

Mr. Coe has over 10 years of sales experience in various technology and consumer sectors.  Prior to joining PlexBio Co., Ltd. he was a lead sales manager for Techtronic Industries in North America where he consistently delivered on aggressive growth goals while taking on several roles of increasing responsibility.  Mr. Coe is a Business Administration and International Marketing graduate of the University of California (Riverside).