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.”
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.
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.”
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!”
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.”
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.
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.”
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, Skydiver, Baseball Enthusiast
When Brandon isn’t solving complex mechanical engineering challenges, you can find him playing baseball or jumping out of airplanes.
He’s the manager and catcher for the El Cajones Baseball Club, and his skydiving record includes more than 500 jumps and a USPA instructional rating.
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!”
Designer, Technologist, Engineer of Coffee
When you next make your coffee, whether at home or at the office, you may just be using the latest technology developed by Craig and his team that will ensure your coffee is perfect, whether brewed in Melbourne or Marseille. “Our most recent coffee challenge saw us improve quality, improve performance and significantly reduce product cost and environmental waste. It was thrilling to share this with our client.”