Joe Markee is Chairman of the Board of Biomatrica, Executive Chairman of the Board at StackIQ, Inc., and Managing Director of Express Ventures. He has extensive experience in early stage company formation, capital raising, corporate management, and public and private corporate governance. He was Ernst & Young’s San Diego Region "Master Entrepreneur of the Year" in 2000.
Francois Ferré, Ph.D. is co-founder and co-chairman of the Board of Directors of AltheaDx. He also co-founded Althea Technologies and was co-CEO from 1998 until 2008. He won the 2005 E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year award in the Life Sciences category and in 2016 was inducted with his wife Magda Marquet into the CONNECT Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.
Nick Ecos, MBA, Biomatrica President and CEO, is an accomplished biotechnology executive with over 25 years of experience in leadership roles involving turnaround and high growth businesses, including his previous role as Vice President and General Manager, Licensing and Commercial Supply at Thermo Fisher Scientific (formerly Life Technologies), and previously as General Manager of several operating units, including the Dynal bead-based separations business in Oslo, Norway. He earned his MBA from Harvard Business School.