Krishna Jayaraman Ph.D., CEO & Co-Founder. Led GMSbiotech as the President & CEO since its inception. He has 30 years of senior management and commercialization experience in diagnostics and therapeutics including Kodak & Motorola and small biotech companies. He was also the Founder & CEO of Gemini Biotech that was acquired by a small public company where he became the Vice Chairman of the Board. He has held Board & Advisory positions in several startup companies. He was a director of R&D at Motorola Biochip Systems and led technology evaluation for acquisitions and led a $30 million dollar R&D collaboration with Hoechst while he was at Triplex Pharmaceuticals. He has published over 45 papers in prestigious journals and has 8 awarded patents to his credit.
Melissa D. Schwaller, Ph. D. J.D. VP of Intellectual Property, Dr. Schwaller is a registered patent attorney and partner at the law firm of Ramey & Schwaller, LLP. She earned her doctorate in biochemistry from Baylor College of Medicine and law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. Dr. Schwaller has over 18 years of experience in patent law with a focus on patent preparation and prosecution, opinions, and client counseling. She is responsible for handling all the company's IP related matters.