Lonnie Adelman is a 30-year veteran of the Biotechnology, Medical Device, high tech, and Consumer Products Industries. As the CEO, he is ultimately responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the iAssay’s long and short term plans. Lonnie is also currently filling in for iAssay’s CTO. Lonnie has been affiliated with companies ranging from other start-ups to a Fortune 10 in capacities as a founder/CEO, manager, consultant and individual contributor. He previously founded and bootstrapped Ericomp, Inc., which was ultimately the first company in the world to ship a programmable PCR machine, followed by 5 models shortly thereafter. Lonnie’s 12-year career as an engineering technical expert with The Hewlett-Packard Company was primarily focused on technical innovation, mentoring those on his team, and managing cross-functional teams focused on high-volume product development and corporate initiatives. Lonnie earned a BS in Engineering (EE) from Cal State Northridge, and subsequently attended program and project management business courses at UCSD and The George Washington University School of Business.