Park Square is pleased to announce that it has placed three executives at Synthego, the leading provider for genome engineering solutions. Dr. Mike Lelivelt joins the company as Vice President, Product working alongside Drs. Vanee Pho and Abizar Lakdawalla, who serve as Director, Product Growth and Director, New Products, respectively.

•Lelivelt most recently served as Chief Information Officer at Celsee, Inc. Previously, he served as Vice President, Product Lifestyle Management at Genomic Health. Earlier, he served as Senior Director, Bioinformatics Products at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Lelivelt received his B.A. from Augustana College and his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina.

•Pho most recently held roles of increasing responsibility at Advanced Cell Diagnostics, where she served as Director, Product Management and Senior Product Manager. Previously, she was a Senior Product Manager at Life Technologies. Pho received her B.A. from Bowdoin College, her Ph.D. from Boston University, and her M.B.A. from the University of California, San Diego.

•Lakdawalla was most recently a Co-Founder at Proxeom. Earlier, he was Senior Director, Sequencing Applications within the Ion Torrent division of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Prior, he held roles of increasing responsibility at Illumina, where he most recently served as Associate Director, Sequencing Systems and Applications. Lakdawalla received his B.S. from the University of Bombay, his M.S. from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, and his Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University.

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