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Executives

4

Board of Directors

2

Cepheid Board of Directors

2 Board of directors

Cepheid has 2 board of directors, including Donald Jones.

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Donald Jones

Donald Jones is a globally recognized leader in digital medicine, digital therapies, technology enabled health services and virtual clinic business models. He is a sought out as a speaker, retained advisor and board member. He works across a spectrum of healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical device, wearable, smart apparel, material science and healthcare AI companies. He is an Operating Partner with Takeda Digital Ventures. As Chair of the Cardiff Ocean Group, he is an independent director on the boards of venture capital and private equity backed companies with investors including Searchlight Capital, L'Catterton Partners, Flex, Samsung, Omron, GE and Takeda. His Fortune 1000 Advisory Boards have included Flex, TEVA, JSR, Sanofi, Otsuka, Takeda, Astra Zeneca, Cepheid and MAS Holdings. Don has advised the Boards and executive suites of many of the largest pharmaceutical companies. He has the Verily/Sanofi joint venture, Onduo and advises Huami/PAI, the world’s largest wearables company. He is a Senior Advisor with both McKinsey & Company and the GLG Institute. Jones serves as Chief Digital Officer (Emeritus) of the Scripps Research Translational Institute (SRTI), an Institute within Scripps Research, collaborating with the renowned Eric Topol, MD. He co-founded Scripps Digital Medicine, the world’s first digital health clinical trial center and the non-profit West Health Institute, raising over $130 million. ​For 11 years, Don led Qualcomm Wireless Health Global Strategy and Business Development and founded its healthcare subsidiary. In 2005 he founded the Wireless Life Sciences Alliance, merging with HIMSS in 2016 and is now Chairman Emeritus. Earlier in his career, Don was COO of MedTrans, which grew from $4.5 million into the largest emergency services provider in the US (now American Medical Response), with almost 30,000 paramedics. He was Founder and Chairman of EMME, the largest consumer membership healthcare provider (and largest private practice) in Mexico, with over 450 physicians. As advisor to the CEO and Board of AMR, he helped build the largest medical group in the US, under the EmCare brand, with over 25,000 physicians. In 2014, EvoNexus recognized Donald Jones as Digital Health Innovator of the Year. Don conceived the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, a global competition for a consumer device which successfully makes medical diagnoses. The XPRIZE was awarded in Hollywood in April 2017.

AstraZeneca, Bearn, Dreem, Genetic Networks, and Oshi Health

Gerald Casilli

Jerry's entrepreneurial and managerial expertise allows him to serve as both an investor and mentor to portfolio companies. Prior to founding Rembrandt in 2004, Jerry served as Chairman of the board of directors of IKOS Systems, Inc. and served as its CEO from 1989 to 1995, taking the company public in 1991. Jerry was a founding member and General Partner of Trinity Ventures, a highly successful venture capital firm focused on investments in early stage high technology companies.

Buysight, enSilo, IKOS Systems, InsideView, LotLinx, Mirage Networks, and Xactly

Name

Donald Jones

Gerald Casilli

Firm

Work History

Donald Jones is a globally recognized leader in digital medicine, digital therapies, technology enabled health services and virtual clinic business models. He is a sought out as a speaker, retained advisor and board member. He works across a spectrum of healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical device, wearable, smart apparel, material science and healthcare AI companies. He is an Operating Partner with Takeda Digital Ventures. As Chair of the Cardiff Ocean Group, he is an independent director on the boards of venture capital and private equity backed companies with investors including Searchlight Capital, L'Catterton Partners, Flex, Samsung, Omron, GE and Takeda. His Fortune 1000 Advisory Boards have included Flex, TEVA, JSR, Sanofi, Otsuka, Takeda, Astra Zeneca, Cepheid and MAS Holdings. Don has advised the Boards and executive suites of many of the largest pharmaceutical companies. He has the Verily/Sanofi joint venture, Onduo and advises Huami/PAI, the world’s largest wearables company. He is a Senior Advisor with both McKinsey & Company and the GLG Institute. Jones serves as Chief Digital Officer (Emeritus) of the Scripps Research Translational Institute (SRTI), an Institute within Scripps Research, collaborating with the renowned Eric Topol, MD. He co-founded Scripps Digital Medicine, the world’s first digital health clinical trial center and the non-profit West Health Institute, raising over $130 million. ​For 11 years, Don led Qualcomm Wireless Health Global Strategy and Business Development and founded its healthcare subsidiary. In 2005 he founded the Wireless Life Sciences Alliance, merging with HIMSS in 2016 and is now Chairman Emeritus. Earlier in his career, Don was COO of MedTrans, which grew from $4.5 million into the largest emergency services provider in the US (now American Medical Response), with almost 30,000 paramedics. He was Founder and Chairman of EMME, the largest consumer membership healthcare provider (and largest private practice) in Mexico, with over 450 physicians. As advisor to the CEO and Board of AMR, he helped build the largest medical group in the US, under the EmCare brand, with over 25,000 physicians. In 2014, EvoNexus recognized Donald Jones as Digital Health Innovator of the Year. Don conceived the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, a global competition for a consumer device which successfully makes medical diagnoses. The XPRIZE was awarded in Hollywood in April 2017.

Jerry's entrepreneurial and managerial expertise allows him to serve as both an investor and mentor to portfolio companies. Prior to founding Rembrandt in 2004, Jerry served as Chairman of the board of directors of IKOS Systems, Inc. and served as its CEO from 1989 to 1995, taking the company public in 1991. Jerry was a founding member and General Partner of Trinity Ventures, a highly successful venture capital firm focused on investments in early stage high technology companies.

Other Seats

AstraZeneca, Bearn, Dreem, Genetic Networks, and Oshi Health

Buysight, enSilo, IKOS Systems, InsideView, LotLinx, Mirage Networks, and Xactly

Cepheid Management Team

4 Team Members

Cepheid has 4 executives. Cepheid's founder is Steve Young. Cepheid's current Chief Executive Officer is John Bishop.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

John Bishop

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Kurt Petersen

President, Chief Operating Officer

Current

Steve Young

Founder

Former

M. Allen Northrup

Chief Technology Officer

Former

Name

John Bishop

Kurt Petersen

Steve Young

M. Allen Northrup

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

President, Chief Operating Officer

Founder

Chief Technology Officer

Status

Current

Current

Former

Former

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