Team

Management

Urs Frey

CEO
About
Urs Frey is the CEO at MaxWell Biosystems and a member of the founding team. Urs is responsible for running MaxWell Biosystems, business development, finances and product design.

Urs earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering at ETH Zurich before moving to at IBM Research, where he did a postdoc on mixed-signal circuit design. Later, Urs was heading an independent laboratory focusing on CMOS-based bioelectronics and biosensors at RIKEN, Japan. During the past 15 years he has built up considerable experience in project and people management. Urs is the innovator of the “switch-matrix” architecture of our microelectrode arrays.

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Jan Müller

CTO
About

Jan Müller is MaxWell Biosystems’ CTO and a member of the founding team. Jan is responsible for technology development, innovation and supply chain management. He is the key contributor to MaxWell Biosystems’ hardware and software. Jan is the expert in MEA technology and the inventor of our core 26,000 microelectrode array.

Jan obtained his PhD from ETH Zurich (D-BSSE). He has an interdisciplinary background in computer science, electrical engineering, systems biology and computational neuroscience.

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Marie Obien

CCO
About

Marie Obien is MaxWell Biosystems’ CCO and a member of the founding team of MaxWell Biosystems. Marie is a specialist in electrophysiology, with strong skills in MEAs and various techniques, including the gold-standard electrophysiology method–patch-clamp. She is the author of the currently most frequently cited review on MEAs. Marie participated in the Global Innovation Program workshop for business development in the Silicon Valley.

Marie earned her PhD in Electrical Engineering from NAIST, Japan, and obtained her training in neuroscience as a postdoctoral researcher at RIKEN, Japan.

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Marcel Suter

VP Operations
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Kim Schwendener

Kim Schwendener

Head of HR and Finance

Meet the Team

Melissa Basha

Melissa Basha

Associate R&D Engineer
Joana Cruz

Joana Cruz

Technical Application Specialist
Martina De Gennaro

Martina De Gennaro

Field Application Scientist
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Steffen Deubler

Steffen Deubler

Senior Software Engineer
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Ferran Esquius Cano

Ferran Esquius Cano

Marketing and Communications Associate
    Ermanno Fiscella

    Ermanno Fiscella

    Logistics Manager
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    Diana Freire

    Diana Freire

    Scientific Marketing Specialist
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    Wei Gong

    Wei Gong

    Application Scientist
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    Emily Grimes

    Emily Grimes

    Marketing Operations Associate
    Elena Gronskaya

    Elena Gronskaya

    Data Scientist
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    Elvira Guella

    Elvira Guella

    Junior Scientist
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    Ivan Ilak

    Ivan Ilak

    Software Engineer
    David Jäckel

    David Jäckel

    Senior Product Manager
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    Teresa Jost

    Teresa Jost

    Administrative Assistant
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    Matej Juracka

    Matej Juracka

    Senior Software Engineer
    Peter Kaplan

    Peter Kaplan

    Associate Software Engineer
    Gerhard Krause

    Gerhard Krause

    Associate R&D Engineer
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    Dario Lenherr

    Dario Lenherr

    Process Engineer
    Zhuoliang (Ed) Li

    Zhuoliang (Ed) Li

    Field Application Scientist
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    Praveena Manogaran

    Praveena Manogaran

    Senior Scientist
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    Ayiba Momoh

    Ayiba Momoh

    Field Application Scientist
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    Kazu Okada

    Kazu Okada

    Inside Sales Representative
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    Silvia Oldani

    Silvia Oldani

    Field Application Scientist
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    Endri Rama

    Endri Rama

    Senior R&D Engineer
    Silvia Ronchi

    Silvia Ronchi

    Scientific Application Specialist
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    Juanita Schneiter

    Juanita Schneiter

    Operator
    Silke Seyock

    Silke Seyock

    Application Scientist
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    +41 44 244 24 24
    Hiroyo Siegrist-Noguchi

    Hiroyo Siegrist-Noguchi

    Operator
    Florian Simperl

    Florian Simperl

    Hardware R&D Engineer Intern
    Anaïs Thammavongsa

    Anaïs Thammavongsa

    Associate Data Scientist
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    Vijay Viswam

    Vijay Viswam

    R&D Project Manager
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    +41 44 244 24 24
    Sascha Weber

    Sascha Weber

    Senior Buyer
    Xinyue Yuan

    Xinyue Yuan

    Circuit Designer & R&D Engineer
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    +41 44 244 24 24
    Philipp Zappa

    Philipp Zappa

    Development Engineer & Supply Chain Manager
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    +41 44 244 24 24
    Tina Žel

    Tina Žel

    Marketing Operations Representative
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    Jérôme Zemp

    Jérôme Zemp

    Senior R&D Engineer
    Wei Zhu

    Wei Zhu

    China Business Manager
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    +41 44 244 24 24
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