Director of Sales
Elia started his genomics career in Hinxton, UK where he participated to the completion and analysis of the human genome. He has worked in genomics, combining “wet” and “dry” labs, in academic settings in Asia (IMCB and TLL, Singapore) and Europe (Telethon, CBM and UCL) as well as in translational settings (co-directed the Center for Translational Genomics and Bioinformatics at San Raffaele Hospital). He now works as Director of Genomics and Computational Biology at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma.
Blaž is a professor at the University of Ljubljana where he lectures and does research in machine learning, data mining, and bioinformatics. He is also a visiting professor at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Zupan is a coauthor of Orange, a open-source data mining suite, and dictyExpress, a web app for gene expression analytics.
Chris completed his graduate and post-doctoral training at Yale University before joining the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical School in New York City. His lab develops methods, both “wet” and “dry” that push the leading edge of genomics and computational biology. Notable projects include the Pathomap subway metagenomics project and the NASA Twin Study.
Tomaž is a management and business consultant with tremendous practical know-how, underscored by his education at INSEAD. His background includes sales, business modeling, process development, crisis management and business restructuring. He thus contributes a sound understanding of strategic topics with significant operational vision. Tomaž also read Computer Science at Cambridge, UK and worked in the IT industry, initially developing educational and web software and later leading a number of enterprise system implementations.