Pam Randhawa, MPM, CEO and Founder
Pam has 20 years of experience in the healthcare and life sciences industries with expertise ranging from policy, corporate strategy, product development, analytics and marketing for Fortune 500 companies, startups and government. Prior to founding Empiriko, she co-founded AgroGreen Biofuels, an alternative biofuels technology company using agriculture waste.
Daniel G. Steinberg, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Daniel Steinberg MD, Empiriko’s Chief Medical Officer, has been a practicing physician for over 25 years, specializing in allergy/clinical immunology. Prior to pursuing his medical training, Dr. Steinberg worked in the biotechnology industry where he developed interdisciplinary solutions to medical, business and scientific challenges in a variety of clinical, industrial and academic settings.
Dennis Ausiello, MD, Chairman, Dept. of Medicine, MGH
Dennis Ausiello, MD is the Director of the Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH), Physician-in-Chief, Emeritus at Massachusetts General Hospital and Jackson Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ausiello served as Chief of Medicine at Mass General from 1996 until his retirement in 2013.
Robert H. Grubbs, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate
Dr. Robert H. Grubbs is the Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, where he has been a faculty member since 1978. Before moving to Caltech, he was at Michigan State University from 1969 to 1978 achieving the rank of Associate Professor.
Eric N. Jacobsen, Ph.D., Chairman, Dept. of Chemistry, Harvard University
Dr. Eric N. Jacobsen is the Sheldon Emery Professor of Chemistry at Harvard University where he has been a faculty member since 1993. Before moving to Harvard, he was at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University, achieving the rank of Associate Professor.
Sir Richard J. Roberts, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate
Sir Richard Roberts, an entrepreneur, molecular biologist, and architect of gene-splicing, is the Chief Scientific Officer of New England Biolabs, where he has been a Director of Research since 1992. Before moving to NEB, he was at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, where he reached the position of Assistant Director for Research under Dr. James. D. Watson. He was awarded the 1993 Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology for the discovery of introns in eukaryotic DNA and the mechanism of gene-splicing.
Luis Velásquez-García, Ph.D., Principal Scientist MTL, MIT
Luis Velásquez-García received the Mechanical Engineer degree (valedictorian of the School of Engineering, magna cum laude) and the Civil Engineer degree (valedictorian of the School of Engineering, magna cum laude) from the Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, in 1998 and 1999, respectively, and the M.S. degree and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge MA, in 2001 and 2004, respectively. In 2004, after completing his studies he became a Postdoctoral Associate with the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL), where he was appointed Research Scientist in 2005, and Principal Scientist and Core Member of MTL in 2009.