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Quanterix Corp (QTRX.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Hrusovsky

56 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Driscoll

53 2017 Chief Financial Officer

David Duffy

46 2013 Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Technology Officer

Ernest Orticerio

54 2017 Senior Vice President - Finance and Corporate Development

Mark Roskey

58 2014 Senior Vice President and General Manager of Applications and Reagents

Bruce Bal

59 2016 Vice President - Operations, Service and Quality

Douglas Cole

57 2007 Independent Director

John Connolly

65 2012 Independent Director

Keith Crandell

57 2007 Independent Director

Marijn Dekkers

60 2017 Independent Director

Martin Madaus

54 2014 Independent Director

Paul Meister

65 2013 Independent Director

David Walt

64 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Hrusovsky

Mr. Kevin Hrusovsky is Executive Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to joining us, Mr. Hrusovsky served as Senior Vice President of PerkinElmer, Inc., a publicly traded company that produces analytical instruments, genetic testing and diagnostic tools, medical imaging components, software, instruments and consumables for multiple end markets from February 2012 to May 2013 and served as President of the Life Sciences and Technology business unit of PerkinElmer, Inc. from November 2011 to May 2013. From May 2013 through September 2013, he served as a consultant to PerkinElmer. Previously, Mr. Hrusovsky served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Caliper Life Sciences, Inc., a life sciences company that developed and sold lab automation equipment, from July 2003 to November 2011 when it was acquired by PerkinElmer, Inc. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Zymark, a company that provided laboratory automation, robotics, and liquid handling solutions, and Director of International Business, Agricultural Chemical Division, and President of the Pharmaceutical Division for FMC Corporation, a publicly traded chemical manufacturing company. He also held several management positions at E.I. DuPont de Nemours, a publicly traded chemical manufacturing company. Mr. Hrusovsky serves on the boards of directors of several private companies, including BioreclamationIVT, LLC, Cellaria, Cell Signaling Technology, Inc., 908 Devices Inc., and Solect Energy Development, LLC., and is the founder of the Powering Precision Health Summit, an executive think tank of researchers, scientists, physicians and innovators focused on the latest research on new biomarkers that have the potential to advance personalized medicine. Mr. Hrusovsky also serves on the Educational Board of the Massachusetts Biotech Council, the Advisory Committee for the Center for Biomedical Engineering at Brown University.

Joseph Driscoll

Mr. Joseph S. Driscoll is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Driscoll served as Chief Financial Officer of Verscend Technologies, Inc., a healthcare data analytics company, from October 2016 to April 2017. From March 2012 to October 2016, he served as the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Treasurer of PC Connection, Inc., an IT solutions provider, where he also served as the company's Principal Financial and Accounting Officer. From September 2006 to March 2012, Mr. Driscoll served as the Chief Financial Officer of Summer Infant, Inc., a consumer products company, where he also served as the company's Treasurer and Principal Accounting Officer. From May 2001 to September 2006, Mr. Driscoll served as a Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of ACT Electronics, Inc., an electronics contract manufacturer. From May 2000 to May 2001, Mr. Driscoll served as Vice President of Finance at PCI, Inc., a marketing software company. From April 1997 to May 2000, he served as a Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Safety 1st, Inc. He joined Safety 1st Inc. in April 1997 as Controller and served as the Chief Financial Officer from September 1998 to May 2000. From September 1993 to April 1997, Mr. Driscoll served as an Assistant Corporate Controller and Director of Financial Reporting at Staples, Inc., an office supply retailer. From July 1986 to February 1992, Mr. Driscoll served as an Audit Manager of KPMG Peat Marwick, a national accounting firm. From February 1992 to September 1993, Mr. Driscoll served as Corporate Controller of E-II Holdings, Inc., a diversified holding company. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Boston College.

David Duffy

Dr. David Duffy is Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Prior to this role, Dr. Duffy served as our Vice President, Research from November 2011 to February 2013, and Senior Director, Platform Research from July 2007 to October 2011. Prior to joining us, Dr. Duffy served as Director, Pharmacomer Technology at Surface Logix, Inc., a biomedical development company. Prior to that, Dr. Duffy was a Senior Scientist at Gamera Bioscience Corporation, a developer of automated biotechnology test equipment, from December 1998 to January 2000. Previously, Dr. Duffy was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University. He was the first Sir Alan Wilson Research Fellow of Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge. Dr. Duffy has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, and B.A. and M.A. degrees in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.

Ernest Orticerio

Mr. Ernest Orticerio is Senior Vice President - Finance and Corporate Development of the Company. Prior to that he served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer from May 2016 to March 2017, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations from January 2013 to April 2016, and our Chief Financial Officer from January 2012 to December 2012. Prior to joining us, he served in a number of accounting, finance and operations capacities with Millipore Corporation, a publicly traded global life science tools and services company, including as Vice President, Finance—International and Corporate Operations from July 2009 to July 2011, Vice President Finance—Corporate Operations from January 2008 to June 2009, Vice President, Finance—Global Operations from July 2005 to December 2007, and Vice President, Global Customer Service from January 2004 to June 2005. He started his career with McDonald's Corporation, a publicly traded leading global food service retailer, holding a number of progressive accounting and finance positions supporting operations, marketing and real estate functions. He has a B.S. in business administration from Bryant College.

Mark Roskey

Dr. Mark T. Roskey is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Applications and Reagents of the Company, He has more than 25 years of experience in the life science industry focusing on product R&D, applications development, strategic sales and marketing, and overall business management for complex biological solutions and automated instrument systems. He comes to Quanterix from PerkinElmer’s LST division where he was VP/GM of the America's Sales and Service organization. Prior to PerkinElmer, Mark held senior level commercial and technical positions at Caliper Life Sciences, which was acquired by PerkinElmer in 2011. Mark holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Notre Dame and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Molecular Immunobiology at the Harvard Medical School.

Bruce Bal

Mr. Bruce J. Bal is Vice President - Operations, Service and Quality of the Company. Prior to joining Quanterix, Mr. Bal served as Vice President of Operations at PerkinElmer, a leading provider of instruments and reagents to the human and environmental health markets, following the acquisition of Caliper Life Sciences where he held the role of Senior Vice President of Operations from November 2011 to May 2016. Mr. Bal joined Caliper Life Sciences, a leading provider of drug discovery and life sciences research solutions for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, following the acquisition of Zymark, where he served as Vice President of R&D and Operations from April 1997 to July 2003. He worked as Director of Operations in the Biotechnology Division of FMC Corporation, a diversified chemical company with leading positions in agricultural, industrial and consumer markets, from 1995 to 1997. Between 1981 and 1993, Mr. Bal held a range of management positions at DuPont, a global leader in providing a wide range of innovative products and services for multiple global markets, and was general manager of United States Pollution Control, Inc. Mr. Bal holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an M.B.A. from Loyola University, Louisiana.

Douglas Cole

Dr. Douglas G. Cole is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Cole is a managing partner of venture firm Flagship Pioneering, where he has focused on life science investments since 2001. He currently serves on the board of directors of Editas Medicine, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company. He also serves on the boards of directors of several private biopharmaceutical and diagnostics companies, including Denali Therapeutics, Inc., Ensemble Therapeutics Corporation, KSQ Therapeutics, Inc. and Torque Therapeutics, Inc. In the past five years, Dr. Cole has served on the boards of the following public biopharmaceutical companies: Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Receptos, Inc., which was acquired by Celgene, Inc., Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and of the following private biopharmaceutical companies: Avedro, Inc., Moderna Therapeutics, Resolvyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Selecta Biosciences, Inc., Seventh Sense Biosystems, Inc. and Syros Pharmaceuticals Inc. Dr. Cole has a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College and an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

John Connolly

Mr. John M. Connolly is Independent Director of the Company. Since December 2015, Mr. Connolly has served as a senior advisor for Bain Capital Ventures, a venture capital firm he joined in 2009. Mr. Connolly was previously a managing director at Bain Capital Ventures from September 2009 to January 2015. Mr. Connolly also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Education Holdings 1, Inc. from May 2012 to September 2012, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of The Princeton Review from March 2011 to April 2012, Chairman of the board of directors of EDGAR Online, Inc. from March 2011 to August 2012 and Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of EDGAR Online, Inc. from September 2010 to March 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Connolly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of M|C Communications, Inc., a leading provider of continuing medical education in the United States, from March 2007 to July 2009, and as Chairman of the board of directors of M|C Communications, Inc. from August 2009 to August 2010. Prior to that, from March 2004 to March 2007, Mr. Connolly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., which provides proxy voting, corporate governance, compliance, and risk management solutions. Education Holdings 1, Inc. filed a voluntary chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in January 2013. Mr. Connolly has a B.A. from St. Norbert College and an Executive Education Degree from the Executive Education Program at INSEAD which is located in Fontainebleau, France.

Keith Crandell

Mr. Keith L. Crandell is Independent Director of the Company. Since July 1994, Mr. Crandell has served as a managing director of ARCH Venture Partners, a venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology companies. He serves on the board of directors of Adesto Technologies Corporation, a publicly-traded provider of application-specific and ultra-low power non-volatile memory products. He is also a director of several private companies and he also serves as a director of the Illinois Venture Capital Association. Mr. Crandell has a B.S. degree in chemistry and mathematics from St. Lawrence University, an M.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Texas at Arlington and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. Our board of directors has concluded that Mr. Crandell possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our board of directors, including his financial expertise and his substantial experience as an investor in emerging companies.

Marijn Dekkers

Dr. Marijn E. Dekkers is Independent Director of the Company. Since April 2016, he has served as Chairman of the board of directors of Unilever. From 2010 to 2016, Dr. Dekkers was Chief Executive Officer of Bayer AG in Leverkusen, Germany. From 2000 to 2002, he was the Chief Operating Officer at Thermo Electron Corporation (later renamed Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.). In 2002, he became Thermo Fisher's President and Chief Executive Officer, where he served until 2009. Dr. Dekkers began his career in 1985 as a research scientist at General Electric, gaining experience in various units of the company before joining AlliedSignal (subsequently Honeywell International) in 1995. Dr. Dekkers currently serves on the board of directors of General Electric and Unilever N.V. He holds a degree in chemistry from Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Eindhoven.

Martin Madaus

Dr. Martin Madaus is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2010. Dr. Madaus previously served as our Executive Chairman from November 2010 to June 2014, as our Chief Executive Officer from October 2011 to July 2012 and as our President from June 2011 to July 2012. Since June 2014, Dr. Madaus is serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc., a diagnostics company that makes products and diagnostic equipment for blood testing. Previously, Dr. Madaus was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Millipore Corporation (MIL), a life sciences company serving the bioscience research and biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry, from January 2005 to July 2010, when Millipore was acquired by Merck KGaA. From July 2009 to May 2015, Dr. Madaus served as a member of the board of directors of Mettler Toledo International, a manufacturer of scales and analytical instruments. Dr. Madaus received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Munich in Germany and a Ph.D. in Veterinary Medicine from the Veterinary School of Hanover in Germany. Dr. Madaus has extensive public and private company board experience and our board of directors has concluded that Dr. Madaus possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our board of directors, including his substantial knowledge of and managerial experience in the diagnostics industry.

Paul Meister

Mr. Paul M. Meister is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Meister is President of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., a holding company with interests in a diversified portfolio of public and private companies. He is also Co-Founder of Liberty Lane Partners, LLC, a private investment company with investments in healthcare, technology, and distribution-related industries, and Perspecta Trust, a trust company that provides trust and investment services. From August 2010 to September 2014, Mr. Meister served as Chief Executive Officer of iVentiv Health, a leading provider of commercial, consulting and clinical research services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, and as its Chairman from August 2010 to February 2014. From November 2006 to April 2007, he was Chairman of the board of directors of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a provider of products and services to businesses and institutions in the field of science, which was formed by the merger of Fisher Scientific International Inc. and Thermo Electron Corporation in November 2006. Mr. Meister was Vice Chairman of Fisher Scientific International Inc. from 2001 to 2006, and served as its chief financial officer from 1991 to 2001. Fisher Scientific International provided products and services to research, healthcare, industrial, educational and government markets. Mr. Meister is a member of the board of directors of Scientific Games Corporation, which provides customized, end-to-end solutions to the gaming industry, LKQ Corporation, a global distributor of vehicle products, and inVentiv Health. Mr. Meister is Co-Chair of the University of Michigan's Life Sciences Institute External Advisory Board and serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute at Northwestern University. Mr. Meister has an M.B.A. from Northwestern University and a B.A. from the University of Michigan.

David Walt

Dr. David R. Walt is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Walt was our founding scientist and serves as chairman of our scientific advisory board. Dr. Walt currently serves as a faculty member at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Pathology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and is a core faculty member of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. He is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor. He previously served as University Professor, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Genetics, Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology, and Professor of Oral Medicine at Tufts University, from 1981-2017. Dr. Walt was also the founding scientist of Illumina, Inc. and served as a member of the board of its directors from 1998-2016 and now serves as chairman of its scientific advisory board. He was also a founder and currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Ultivue, Inc., and Arbor, Inc., and serves as a member of the board of directors of Exicure, Inc. He has received numerous national and international awards and honors for his fundamental and applied work in the field of optical sensors, microwell arrays and single molecule detection. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, U.S. National Academy of Medicine, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Walt has a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in Chemical Biology from Stony Brook University.