Cell Therapy Application Scientist, Foodie, Outdoor Enthusiast
Most of Lian’s days are spent in Invetech’s San Diego cell therapy lab improving automation in cell therapies. With a PhD thesis that focused on stem cell derived vascular cells for tissue engineering, Lian’s passion for science is tangible.
Outside of the lab, Lian likes to enjoy hotpot and BBQ with friends and spending time outdoors with her dog Olive.
Electronics Engineer, Author, Antiques Collector
Among many projects, Ian has been the leading light of our RoHS offering–a role that calls for extraordinary attention to detail. Naturally, this trait is evident in Ian’s private pursuits including spending 10 years writing a definitive text on the history of Roman coinage, in his spare time.
“One of my more memorable projects was developing a molecular diagnostic platform for detecting tuberculosis in 3rd world countries. From a technical perspective, it was challenging integrating so much technology into a compact instrument including sample preparation, ultrasonics, rapid PCR, electrophoresis, optics and microfluidics. How we whooped with delight when a perfect electropherogram first appeared on the screen!”
Engineer, Pixel Artist, Upcycler
A key team member on many cell therapy automation projects, Andrew comments “I think about the birthday cakes that wouldn’t have been if not for technology we’re developing.” Apart from saving lives, Andrew sets the standard in saving the environment, from making tables out of old packing crates to creating decorative made from hard-rubbish and garage sales finds, and beyond.
User Experience Designer, Researcher, Strategist, Traveler, Foodie
Making an impact is what inspires Betina in the world of design-led innovation and experience design, “tackling challenging problems to positively impact people’s lives is what motivates me every day.”
When she is not helping shape the future of healthcare, Betina can be found walking the beaches of San Diego along with her dog Remi.
Marketing and Sales Operations Manager, Sometimes Gardener
An integral member of team Invetech, Jennifer manages to crunch substantial amounts of data to keep the sales and marketing teams supplied with key metrics.
When she steps away from her spreadsheets, she gravitates to the outdoors where she also indulges her gardening passion. In her own words, “succulents are hard to kill.”
Visionary, Innovator, Engineer, Everywhere Cyclist
Peter, an everyday and everywhere cyclist, is devoted to improving healthcare in the diagnostic market. A long-time member of our IVD leadership team, Peter spends much of his time in front of clients translating their needs and desires into tangible concepts and program plans.
“My motivation comes from creating a vision for new clients and showing them how their product could work, what it could look like, and how we will craft it into reality.”
Designer, Innovator, Caricaturist
Our go-to man for creative thinking from breakthrough innovation to staff caricatures. “I love the challenge of idea generation and innovation workshops. And I strongly believe artistically rich visual communication is key to effective problem solving.”
Electrical Engineer, Quality Development, Soccer Player
What better environment than the Japanese automotive industry to learn and master Quality Policy and Deployment. Paul’s years in Japan with Toyota have delivered a kind of cultural revolution to the project teams at Invetech. In discussing his motivations, “Contributing to humanity through developing instruments that help save lives” is high on his list.
UX Design Engineer, Illustrator, Artist
For creative content and deep insight into understanding how people interact with user interfaces, Annie is our go-to person. Outside of work, she loves manga (her art and others), cosplay, Japan and alpacas.
Manufacturing Engineer, Jet Engine Designer, Automotive Restorer
Coming to Invetech by way of Rolls Royce aviation where he designed jet engines, Richard is passionate about manufacturing high-technology products.
“I get great satisfaction in knowing every single product we deliver is going to a customer somewhere around the world to be used to improve or save lives!”
Mechatronics Engineer, Field Hockey Player
Ashleigh plays a leading role in the development of our clients’ cell therapy technology. “For me, there is no greater driving force than knowing that the work we are doing will save lives, will help cure cancer.”
Embedded Software Engineer, Golfer, Chorister
From telecommunications (including, mobile telephony, mobile hotspot and base-station technology) to in vitro diagnostics (specifically Point of Care biomedical instrument workflow development), Kevin’s career has been varied.
In his free time, you can find Kevin playing golf with his family or singing bass in a choir (though not at the same time).