Team

Management, Sales and Technical Team

Tim Hague, MSc
Chief Executive Officer

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A passionate biotechnology executive combining a science education with a wide-ranging background in high-performance IT. Tim joined Omixon as a Software Architect before swiftly taking on the role of CTO, a position he held for more than 3 years. In 2013 he became Omixon's CEO. Before joining Omixon, Tim accumulated 15 years of software design and engineering expertise as Architect/Design Lead at Lufthansa Systems, Technical Consultant at iE and Technical Team Leader at IBM, among others. Tim received a BSc in Genetics from Nottingham University and an MSc in Information Systems Design from the University of Westminster.  Tim's LinkedIn profile
 

Zoltán Simon, MSc
Chief Operating Officer

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Zoltán received an MSc in Technical Informatics, an MSc in Banking Informatics from the Budapest University of Technology, and an MSc in Economics from the Corvinus University of Budapest. He has accumulated management expertise at Lufthansa Systems in various positions and at BI Consulting as Consulting Unit leader. Zoltán has worked in Germany and in Hungary. Zoltan's Linkedin Profile

Peter Meintjes, PhD 
Chief Commercial Officer

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A passionate science & technology executive focused on the product-market fit of disruptive innovations to drive commercial success. Peter has over five years' experience in international Business Development, Sales and Marketing of software products for Genomics and Molecular Biology. While at Biomatters Limited, he successfully grew the Geneious product line to become one of the leading DNA sequence analysis software platforms globally. For Omixon, he is responsible for all US deliverables covering in-market activities including product management,   sales and support. Peter has a technical background, with a PhD in microbial genomics from the University of Auckland and is an expert in DNA Sequencing, Microbiology, Genetics/Genomics, Evolution and Bioinformatics Software. Peter's LinkedIn profile

Nóra Nagy, MBA
Market Development Manager 

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Nóra is an experienced sales executive focused on Market Development and Innovation Management. She spent more than 10 years in the Media Sector handling global marketing campaigns of local and multinational executive level clientele in Hungary as well as in Eastern Europe and in the USA. She is ambitious and always curious about disruptive ideas. She joined the Omixon team to improve overall business awareness and increase business potential in the Asia-Pacific region. Nóra received her MBA from the Central European University, Budapest. Nóra's LinkedIn profile

Marcello Scala, MSc
Director of Sales, EMEA

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Marcello is a young and ambitious Sales & Marketing professional, highly passionate about genetics. After living in Shanghai, China, as Business Development Manager for Shanghai GenePharma (an RNAi company), he spent three years within the HLA field as Marketing and Sales Manager for ROSE GenTec Ltd. For Omixon he is responsible for sales to direct customers, within the EMEA and Asian territories. Marcello received a BSc in Medical Biotechnology from the University of Naples "Federico II", and an MSc in Genetics, with full scholarship from the B.I.O.G.E.M. Research Centre University of Sannio. He is also currently taking part of the Executive MBA program at the University of West England. Marcello's LinkedIn profile

Maggi Woronkowicz, MS, CHS
Director of Sales for the Americas

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Maggi has almost 20 years of experience in HLA - Maggi’s passion for the life sciences began early and culminated in her receiving Masters from The Johns Hopkins University. With a strong interest in new and emerging technologies for HLA typing and antibody screening, Maggi shifted her interest to the industry and has worked for a number of leading HLA companies including Olerup, Immucor and GenDx. She is excited to contribute her knowledge, enthusiasm and experience to Omixon’s expert team and continue to bring Omixon’s leading Next Generation Sequencing Technology to Transplant Centers in Canada, the US and South America.

Faisal Mojaddidi
Director of Sales for the Americas

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Faisal is originally from Afghanistan, but based in the US since an early age. His focus was Psychology and Biology at U.C. Davis School of Medicine. His passion for personalized medicine and his skill sets and business acumen for sales helped his career flourish in the past years as a sales representative at Illumina. Faisal's LinkedIn profile

Gergely Tölgyesi, MSc, PhD
Regulatory Affairs Quality System Manager

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Has an MSc in Molecular Biology, and a PhD in Molecular Genetics, with experience in molecular biology assay development, molecular diagnostics and in Good Laboratory Practice. He published 10 peer-reviewed articles in molecular biology and genetics. Gergely is responsible for development, implementation and maintenance of our quality management system and planning our validation processes. He has been with Omixon since April 2014.

Efi Melista
Head of Field and Lab Operations

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A geneticist by training with a strong interest and background in research who got won over by biotechnology and the commercial world. After completing her studies, Efi moved to the USA to work on a variety of research projects at Boston University, MA, including the genetic basis of sickle cell anemia disease, β-thalassaemia, cardiac disease, Alzheimer’s disease, PTSD and even longevity. Her love and fascination for technology allowed her to accumulate immense expertise in cutting-edge technologies used in genomics and molecular diagnostics, including extensive hands-on work on several Next Generation Sequencing platforms. For Omixon, she is responsible for leading the Field Applications Scientist team to ensure excellent customer field support as well as for the coordination and execution of Omixon's product development plans by the Lab Scientist teams at our partner labs. Additionally, she acts as a Senior Field Application Scientist in Europe organizing and carrying out customer onsite trainings and multi-lab workshops. Efi's LinkedIn profile