Dr. Kenneth Ogan is an R&D manager with 30+ years’ experience in the development of analytical instruments and methods in pharmaceutical, environmental, and biotechnology fields. He has held senior technical management positions in 3 major companies and in 4 start-up companies, with responsibility for new technology assessment and directing new product development. He has a proven record of building motivated teams. Dr. Ogan’s experience includes 9 years as CTO and VP of Technology for Hach/Danaher in instruments and chemistries for water quality monitoring, and subsequently 5 years working with start-up companies in a variety of water quality monitoring and water treatment technologies. His earlier experience at Perkin-Elmer Corp. included work on a novel GC detector based on argon and helium plasmas. His technical experience covers a wide range of analytical methods, including chromatography, UV/Vis and fluorescence spectroscopy, electrophoresis, NMR, and mass spectrometry, from which he has generated 25 peer-reviewed publications, and 5 patents. Dr. Ogan holds a B.S. in Chemical Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of California at Los Angeles.