Tim Curran Joins Sample6 Technologies as CEO

Published: Mar 19, 2013

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sample6 Technologies, the developer of the world’s fist synthetic biology-based, “enrichment-free” bacterial monitoring platform, has appointed Tim Curran as Chief Executive Officer. Curran has an over 20 year record of success leading technology companies, including as CEO of Vela Systems, which he led to an acquisition by Autodesk in 2012. Previously, he was CEO of Eleven Technologies which was acquired by Trimble Navigation in 2006. “We could not have found a better person for the position,” said Micah Rosenbloom, Sample6’s founding CEO who will remain on the company’s board and active in the product and commercial development. “Tim has that rare combination of start-up DNA coupled with a proven ability to bring breakthrough technologies to traditional industries from construction to food.” Rosenbloom continued, “We have the opportunity to commercialize the first ‘smoke detector’ for pathogens and to improve the health and safety of the global consumer.”

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