Paul G. Thomas
Mr. Thomas has served as a member of our Board of Directors since September 2020. He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Prominex, Inc., a company focused on the development of molecular diagnostic assays for point-of-care infectious disease testing, a position he has held since 2018. Mr. Thomas previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Roka Bioscience, a molecular diagnostic company focused on pathogen testing, from 2009 until 2017. Mr. Thomas previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LifeCell Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFC), a regenerative medicine company from 1998 until it was acquired by KCI in 2008 in a transaction valued at $1.8 billion. Mr. Thomas previously held various senior positions, including President of the Pharmaceutical Products Division, during his 15 year tenure with Ohmeda Inc., a world leader in inhalation anesthetics and acute care pharmaceuticals. Mr. Thomas currently serves on the board of directors of Abiomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABMD) and Surgalign Spine Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRGA). Mr. Thomas received his MBA degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Business and completed his post graduate studies in Chemistry at the University of Georgia Graduate School of Arts and Science. He received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from St. Michael’s College in Vermont.