July 20, 2015 (Carlsbad, CA) – Mikroscan, maker of real time brightfield telepathology systems, is pleased to welcome two new technology and life science leaders to its Board of Directors.
The new board members are Rodney S. Markin, MD, PhD, Chief Technology Officer, Associate Vice Chancellor of Business Development and Professor of Pathology & Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, NE, and Vyomesh I. Joshi, retired from Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) as Executive Vice President, Imaging and Printing Group.
Dr. Markin’s 30 plus years as a pathologist include his prior role as the Chairman, President and CEO of UNMC Physicians, and as the Interim Dean of the College of Medicine at UNMC. Dr. Markin, who is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, founded LAB-InterLink, a spin-off of UNMC that provides products for hospital-based laboratory automation systems.
Mr. Joshi, who retired in April 2012 from HP, had been with the company since 1980, and served as EVP of the Imaging and Printing Group from 2002 until his retirement. Mr. Joshi is currently a director of Wipro Limited and Harris Communications, and served as a director of Yahoo! Inc. from 2005 to 2012. He is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at The Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego.
Existing board members include Peter Farrell, Chairman and founder of ResMed, Inc. (NYSE:RMD), Gary Pace, a serial entrepreneur in life sciences and Greg Gruzdowich, Mikroscan’s CEO. Farrell recently led a multimillion-dollar private investment in the company.
“It’s an honor to add such qualified healthcare and industry leaders to our Board of Directors,” said Greg Gruzdowich, Mikroscan’s President and CEO. “Rod’s knowledge and expertise in anatomic pathology will be very helpful in charting Mikroscan’s future direction and VJ’s expertise in cost management and innovative product design will help us to cost-effectively deliver new products.”
About Mikroscan Technologies, Inc.
Mikroscan offers brightfield microscopy solutions that provide live streaming, remote-controlled brightfield telemicroscopy and high resolution whole-slide imaging solutions for pathology applications. For more information, visit 412.75c.myftpupload.com.
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