The ACP-LS Annual Meeting Program Team is accountable for assuring the program content meets the needs of members and attendees.
The team consists of commercial professionals who collectively have experience in all aspects of commercializing life science products and services sold to organizations (academic, government, and commercial) that perform research, discovery, development, and manufacturing of pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostic products and therapies.
Mike DeMayo, Former VP of Commercial Operations, Americas at Affymetrix
Mike DeMayo has over 30 years of experience in the sales and support of life science solutions. Most recently, Mike held the position of Americas Vice President for Affymetrix where he oversaw all aspects of sales, support, business development and marketing for Genomics and Cellular Analysis. His team was responsible for the dramatic growth of clinical applied genomics.
Prior to Affymetrix, Mike was the National Sales Manager for LEAP Technologies, a custom laboratory automation firm. He has held commercial managerial roles as a Regional Manager at Dionex and Proteomic Team Leader at PerkinElmer Life Sciences. Mike also held commercial roles with Applied Bioscience and Agilent Technologies. Mike has worked closely with the Corporate Executive Board (CEB) in the training of the Challenger Sales Approach.
Program Team Lead
Joanne Dimitrakopoulos has an entrepreneurial spirit and extensive start-up expertise, having founded two companies prior to transitioning into the scientific industry. While at university she founded the Shadow-a-Student Program to provide insight for high school students wishing to pursue a career in the Life Sciences. Joanne began her marketing career at Millipore before moving on to several start up companies where she enjoyed the fast-paced environment and ability to try her hand at sales. During her time at eBioscience she was able to turnaround multiple stagnant product portfolios resulting in tremendous revenue growth. She is renowned for developing progressive marketing strategies and implementing novel tactical campaigns that exceed expectations.
The Annual Meeting Program Team collectively has experience in all aspects of commercializing life science supplier products and services. The team is accountable for ensuring that program content meets the needs of all members and attendees.
|Mike DeMayo||Former VP of Commercial Operations, Americas||Affymetrix|
|Keith Osiewicz||VP and Head of Marketing||The Science Exchange|
|Caroline LaManna||Associate Director of Scientific Outreach||Addgene|
|Olga Torres||Marketing Director||Averica Discovery|
|Kathy Lee-Koenig||Business Development Manager||Thermo Fisher Scientific|
|Ethan Kopit||Co-Founder||Mimir Insights|
|Yianni Dimitrakopoulos||New Graduate||University of Oregon, Crime, Law and Business|
|Greg Kline||Sr. Director Market Insights and Competitor Intelligence||Covance|
|Laura Browne||CEO||Covalent Bonds LLC|