John J. Canepa


Mr. Canepa has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 14, 2013. Mr. Canepa is Chief Financial Officer of Stemgent, Inc., a provider of stem cell related products and services and a leading global provider of high quality, well characterized human tissue and human tissue-based research solutions to drug discovery scientists through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Asterand, Inc. From August 2005, Mr. Canepa served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of PathoGenetix, Inc., a venture capital backed life science company focused on commercializing proprietary DNA optical mapping technology for pathogen detection and strain identification. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Canepa served as the Chief Financial Officer at Winphoria Networks. From 1978 to 2001, Mr. Canepa was a Senior Audit Partner in Arthur Andersen's Boston Office Technology Practice with worldwide responsibility for Life Sciences Practice. Currently, Mr. Canepa is a member of the Board of Trustees at Mt. Auburn Hospital and a member of the Audit Committee at CareGroup. He received his M.Fin from Michigan State University and his B.A. in economics from Denison University.