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.
Senior Mechanical Engineer, Baseball Enthusiast
No two days look the same for Mike, with engineering, prototyping and design for production filling up his workdays. “It’s great to be paid to tinker and work on one of a kind machines”, Mike says.
Outside work, Mike can be found on the diamond coaching youth baseball. “As a coach, it’s very satisfying to see the kids grow and love the game.”
Scientist, Laboratory Specialist, Photographer
Not content with his busy role in the laboratories of Invetech, Ali spends his Saturdays working for a pathology laboratory. “It’s something I’m just passionate about. I get to experience new, automated systems and keep my skills fresh in terms of being an active lab user.”
IT Site Administrator and Facilities Manager, Golfer, Steel Tip Darts Champ
During his workdays, Brian ensures Invetech’s computers and facilities in San Diego are in top notch shape and running smoothly.
In his free time, you can find Brian on the golf course or playing darts. He holds an impressive steel tip darts ranking from the early 2000’s with a #1 rank in San Diego and within the top 50 in the United States.
Software Engineer, Educator, Singer
From managing the transition of a POC hematology instrument from development to manufacture, to mentoring female high school students on clean energy projects, Lauren’s driving passion is improving lives. “I’m passionate about improving people’s lives, through education, through better health outcomes.”
Electro-Mechanical Technician, Boomerang Experimenter
There are no two work days the same for Charles, with engineering, prototyping, design for production, and traveling for technical support and maintenance on his plate.
Outside of work, Charles’s experimentation and prototyping continue with creative boomerang design and testing, as well as any number of other outdoor experiences.
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.
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!”
Biochemist, Software Tester
Inge’s experience in diagnostics instruments has come full circle. Originally a biochemist developing ELISA and amplification tests, she transitioned to specialist software testing at both the application and instrument control level. “I feel my deep understanding of the instrument chemistry and function is so critical in ensuring reliability, and usability.”
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.
General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer, Novice Woodworker
Doug is responsible for leading Invetech’s global legal and compliance effort and spends much of his time advising on best practices in those areas. When he is not busy ensuring our legal matters run like clockwork, Doug enjoys spending time with his family and attempting to make things out of wood without injuring himself or others.
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.”