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. He acts as a direct liaison between iAssay’s Board and management. 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. Products were designed, manufactured, and shipped from Ericomp’s headquarters in San Diego, CA. 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 such as RoHS compliance. 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.