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Bala S. Manian Ph. D. - Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Manian has been a distinguished contributor to the Silicon Valley entrepreneurial community for the last three decades. At present Dr. Manian is focused on ReaMetrix, which he founded in May of 2003. ReaMetrix is committed to becoming the leading provider of easy-to-use assay solutions that increase reliability and consistency, expand the capabilities of proprietary technology platforms, increase the experimental efficiency and at the same time bring affordable solutions to address needs in India and other developing nations.

Dr. Manian is a co-founder and director of Quantum Dot Corporation, and a co-founder of SurroMed Corporation, both of which are privately held. He was the founder and Chairman of Biometric Imaging, Inc. which was acquired by Becton Dickinson in February 1999. Prior to founding Biometric Imaging, Inc., Dr. Manian founded both Lumisys and Molecular Dynamics in June 1987 and was their founder chairman and CTO. Lumisys went public in 1995 and later was acquired by Eastman Kodak in December of 2000. Molecular Dynamics went public in 1993, and subsequently was acquired by Amersham in 1998. Dr. Manian founded Digital Optics Corporation in 1980, an optical instrumentation and systems development Company that was acquired by the publicly traded Matrix Corporation in 1984.

Sridhar Ramanathan Ph. D. - Director of Contract Research
Sridhar Ramanathan joins ReaMetrix as the Director of Contract Research after experiences in a start-up multinational corporation and being a part of the start-up team for an Engineering Services Company.

Sridhar graduated from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani , India with a M.Sc (Honors) in Chemistry and a B.E (Honors) in Instrumentation Engineering. He completed a Ph.D in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Kentucky , Lexington , Kentucky and spent a couple of years in post-doctoral research at the US Environmental Protection Agency and University of Kentucky . He then joined the General Electric Company (GE) to be a part of GE John F Welch Technology Center in Bangalore . He helped set-up the state of the art Analytical Chemistry Laboratory and build the Analytical Chemistry team there. After the stint at GE, Sridhar joined Harita Infoserve, a start-up engineering design services company which is a part of the TVS group as the Quality Head. He helped build the delivery and business processes at Harita. From business quality, Sridhar went on to initiate the PCMM journey at Harita as the HR-Head. Sridhar is a Six Sigma Black Belt and a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) as certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).

Gokul Srinivasan Ph. D. - Director of Marketing and Business Developement

Gokul Srinivasan comes to ReaMetrix after working for more than 11 years in the areas of research, application development & product marketing of polyolefins and engineering thermoplastics. After graduating with a Ph.D in Polymer Science from the University of Akron, OH, he worked for 4.5 years with Reliance Industries Ltd. in Mumbai in the development of new applications & markets for their polyolefin business.

Before joining ReaMetrix, he was with the General Electric Company for 7 years where he was a program leader at GE’s John F Welch Technology Centre, Bangalore driving new product programs. While at GE, he was also instrumental in the design, installation and operation of pilot plants and driving process optimization & development initiatives.

Gokul is a chemical engineer from the University of Calicut. He earned a Doctorate in Polymer Science from the University of Akron, Akron, OH in 1994, following an MS in Chemical Engineering from the same university.

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