Ben Ver Steeg
CEO & Co-Founder
Experienced leader and technical manager. An electronics and biotechnology engineer with 16+ years deep industry experience in
developing optical diagnostic platforms.
Author of 10 peer reviewed publications and over a dozen issued patents.
B.S. in Engineering, Electrical and Biomedical Engineering from Harvey Mudd College.
President & Chief Financial Officer
Dan has a wealth of experience as CFO in venture backed, entrepreneurial hardware and software companies. As a senior executive, in the roles of CFO/COO/CEO, Dan has led all aspects of finance and administration, equity raises/debt structuring, manufacturing, establishment of international subsidiaries, mergers and acquisitions and legal and contracts, Most recently, he was CFO for Marathon Technologies where he raised over $20M in debt and equity with the eventual sale of the company to Stratus. Prior to Marathon, Dan was CFO for Phyflex Networks which he sold to Ciena Corp, and Sand Video, which he joined pre-revenue and helped grow the business successfully before it was acquired by Broadcom. Previously, he was CFO and EVP of Operations at NetSilicon. During his tenure at NetSilicon, he led the successful spin out of the company from its parent, managed their S-1 filing for their IPO and then its eventual sale to Digi International, Inc. Earlier in his career, he spent a number of years in senior finance positions at Telebit which was sold to Cisco Systems and Apollo Computer. He holds a B.A. in Biology from Merrimack College and an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University.