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Erik Holmlin, PhD

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Erik Holmlin is a dynamic leader with more than two decades of experience developing innovative solutions and companies in the life sciences and health care industries.

Erik’s experience includes positions at GenVault Corporation (CEO), Exiqon A/S (CCO) and Becton Dickinson (vice president of marketing and development). In 2001, Erik led the formation and financing efforts of GeneOhm Sciences, Inc. and orchestrated the company’s acquisition by Becton Dickinson in 2006. He also served as an entrepreneur in residence (EIR) at leading life-science venture capital firm Domain Associates, LLC.

Erik was a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and a National Science Foundation predoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Caltech). He holds a PhD in chemistry from Caltech and MBAs from UC Berkeley and Columbia University.

Mark Oldakowski

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Mark Oldakowski has a 20-year history of success in the development of systems for the life sciences and medical device industries.

Prior to joining Bionano Genomics, Mark led a global team at Brooks Life Science Systems in the development of sample analyzers, high-throughput screening solutions, and chemical storage and biobank systems. Prior to his time at Brooks, Mark was with Affymetrix, where he launched the array platform that is widely used today for GWAS and other genomics applications. Mark also spent time at Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics on the development of equipment for diagnostic core labs. During his 13 years at Life Technologies (formerly Applied Biosystems) he held various levels of responsibility in the development of systems for real-time PCR, sequencing and sample preparation. Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.

Warren Robinson

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
Warren Robinson has served as Bionano Genomics’ Chief Commercial Officer since November 2017 and previously served as a Vice President with Bionano in various sales and marketing functions from October 2015 to November 2017, including most recently as our Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing.

From June 2013 to October 2015, Mr. Robinson served as Division Vice President of Aegis Chemical Solutions, LLC, a private oil production services company. Previously, Mr. Robinson held various leadership roles in sales-focused positions with Life Technologies Corporation, a publicly traded research tool’s company acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in February 2014, and Invitrogen Corporation, a public research tools company acquired by Life Technologies in January 2008. Mr. Robinson received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from The University of Lethbridge, a research university located in Canada.