Serena Alba Davoli
Eric Pinto Barbera
Kalthoum Ben m'Barek
Aafke van den Berg
Ruth de Boer
Kushal Kumar Das
Greice de Freitas Körbes
Wessel van Gellecum
Mateo Hernández Valero
Jelle van der Horst
Myles Mc Garrigle
Senior Product Designer & Product Design Team Manager
Product Owner DSM
Marijn van Loenhout
Mathijs de Moor
Anne van Oosten
Aida LIauró Portell
Lucas Pingas Gomes
Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Elena Merino Rodríguez
Thomas Cohen Stuart
Roeland van Wijk
Peterke van der Zwaag
LUMICKS is managed by an experienced team with diverse backgrounds. They combine business experience with technical expertise and a strong drive for growth and impact through customer success.
Board of Directors
Seasoned business & life science experts make up LUMICKS’ board of directors, advising us on strategy and key decisions.
Don Kania (USA), Chair of the Board
Serves on the boards of Intuitive Surgical and Nanostring Technologies, as well as several non profit organizations. Former CEO at FEI (acquired by ThermoFisher), COO at Veeco. PhD in Physics & Engineering from University of Michigan.
Erik Walldén (SE)
30 years of Life Science & Biotech executive experience. Previously CEO of Biacore (now GE Healthcare), Biotage (led from start up to IPO), PerSeptive Biosystems (Life Techn.), Pharmacia (now GE Healthcare), Gyros, Affibody.
Melissa McLaughlin (USA)
Chief People Officer at Agios Pharmaceuticals. Previously held positions as HR World Director at Johnson & Johnson, and Vice President, HR at Expedia. Currently advises Google Ventures‘ companies on HR strategy.
Alex Slack (USA)
Founding Partner of Lauxera Capital Partners. Former Managing Director on Maverick Capital‘s healthcare team, Analyst at Jackson Square Partners, and Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company.
Pieter van der Meer (NL)
Seasoned life science venture capitalist. Founder and managing partner of Gilde Healthcare.
Peter van den Broek (NL)
20 years of experience as a senior executive with General Electric and Danaher. Previously CEO of Leica and SVP at Fluke.
Olivier Heyning (NL)
Co-founder and CEO of LUMICKS. Previously Sales and Business Development Director at FEI – now Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Technical Advisory Board
LUMICKS’ technical advisory board includes the most knowledgeable people on our applications and technology.
Prof.dr. Gijs Wuite (NL)
Biophysicist, PhD from UC Berkeley, single-molecule force spectroscopy and optical tweezers expert. Co-founded LUMICKS in 2014.
Prof.dr.ir. Erwin Peterman (NL)
Biophysicist, Post-doc Stanford University at W.E. Moerner (Nobel laureate 2014), single-molecule microscopy expert. Co-founded LUMICKS in 2014.
Gigi Wang (US)
Global mentor for entrepreneurship and innovation. Managing Partner of MG-Team, LLC. Chair of Berkeley Method Boot-camp, Board Member MITEF/Stanford Venture Lab (VLAB).
Dr. Frank Lison (DE)
Seasoned SME high-tech optics company GM. Successfully built & exited three similar companies.
Dr. ir. Iddo Heller (NL)
Assistant Professor Physics of Living Systems at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Developed high tech instruments for >10 years. Developer of super-resolution optical tweezers & fluorescence.
Dr. John Rediske (US)
Project lead at Novartis in areas of immune therapies and oncology biologic therapeutics, Core team member workings towards registration of Kymriah. Obtained PhD in Immunology at Albany Medical College and Post Doc in inflammation at the University of Michigan.