Mr. Sapiro joined OpGen in December, 2011 with responsibility for leading the development of the Company’s bioinformatics applications, software, databases and information technology operations. Prior to OpGen, he was senior vice president at SAIC-Frederick overseeing the Information Systems Program for the National Cancer Institute at Frederick with responsibility for information technology, scientific computing and bioinformatics. Among his projects were technical program management and operations for the cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG™), the cancer Human Biobank (caHUB) and The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). Prior to SAIC, Mr. Sapiro was vice president for information technology with the J. Craig Venter Institute. He is active in the regional and national technology and research communities, having served on many life sciences and biotech focused advisory boards and review committees.
Mr. Sapiro holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Maryland.