Michael Farmer

Vice President, Marketing

Mr. Farmer joined OpGen in 2012 and is responsible for all global commercial activities related to the FDA-cleared, IVD products and laboratory services.  He has over 25 years of experience in the biotechnology and IVD industries, most of which focused on the commercialization of molecular diagnostic technologies, including world-wide product launches.  Prior to OpGen, he held various marketing and strategic leadership positions at Qiagen, Becton Dickinson, Digene, and Life Technologies/Invitrogen (now Thermo Fisher Scientific).  Additionally, he is a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University where he teaches courses in Marketing.

Mr. Farmer holds a B.S. in Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University, and an M.B.A from Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University.