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

Josef Bolten

Josef Bolten

R&D Intern
Andrey Chernov

Andrey Chernov

Application Scientist Intern
Joana Cruz

Joana Cruz

Technical Application Specialist
Laura D’Ignazio

Laura D’Ignazio

Senior Key Account Manager
Steffen Deubler

Steffen Deubler

Senior Software Engineer
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Muriel Durrer

Muriel Durrer

Process Engineer Associate
Ferran Esquius Cano

Ferran Esquius Cano

Marketing & Lead Generation Coordinator
Ermanno Fiscella

Ermanno Fiscella

Senior Logistic Manager
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Diana Freire

Diana Freire

Marketing and Communications Manager
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Christian Garbin

Christian Garbin

Sales Operations Project Manager
Mahdi Ghazal

Mahdi Ghazal

R&D Application Engineer
Jovana Gjurcheska Mitrevski

Jovana Gjurcheska Mitrevski

Process Engineer Intern
Fabian Graf

Fabian Graf

Sales Representative Intern
Elvira Guella

Elvira Guella

Application Scientist
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Jennifer Holborn

Jennifer Holborn

R&D Engineer Intern
HiapChon How

HiapChon How

Technical Application Scientist
Mengting Huang

Mengting Huang

Technical Application Specialist
Ivan Ilak

Ivan Ilak

Software Engineer
David Jäckel

David Jäckel

Senior Product Manager
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Matej Juracka

Matej Juracka

Senior Software Engineer
Peter Kaplan

Peter Kaplan

IT Administrator & Software Engineer
Susanna König

Susanna König

HR & Administrative Assistant
Dario Lenherr

Dario Lenherr

Production Manager Consumables & Process Engineer
Zhuoliang (Ed) Li

Zhuoliang (Ed) Li

Field Application Scientist
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Rebecca Lyttkens

Rebecca Lyttkens

Operator and Logistics Associate
Praveena Manogaran

Praveena Manogaran

Scientific Team Lead
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Fraser McCready

Fraser McCready

Field Application Scientist
Francesco Modena

Francesco Modena

Data Scientist
Karin Morandell

Karin Morandell

Field Application Scientist
Mao Obien

Mao Obien

Digital Designer
Kazu Okada

Kazu Okada

Inside Sales Representative
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Silvia Oldani

Silvia Oldani

Field Application Scientist
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Anastasiia Oryshchuk

Anastasiia Oryshchuk

Field Application Scientist
Milos Radivojevic

Milos Radivojevic

Scientific Application Specialist
Endri Rama

Endri Rama

Senior R&D Engineer
Silvia Ronchi

Silvia Ronchi

Scientific Application Specialist
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Juanita Schneiter

Juanita Schneiter

Operator
Simon Sennhauser

Simon Sennhauser

Application Scientist Intern
Silke Seyock

Silke Seyock

Application Scientist
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Nadiya Suter

Nadiya Suter

Operator
Vasia Theodoropoulou

Vasia Theodoropoulou

Digital Marketing Specialist
Patricia Valerio

Patricia Valerio

Scientific Communications Specialist
Vijay Viswam

Vijay Viswam

R&D Project Manager
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Xiaohan Xue

Xiaohan Xue

Field Application Scientist
Xinyue Yuan

Xinyue Yuan

Circuit Designer & R&D Engineer
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Philipp Zappa

Philipp Zappa

Development Engineer & Supply Chain Manager
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Jérôme Zemp

Jérôme Zemp

Senior R&D Engineer
Wei Zhu

Wei Zhu

China Business Manager
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