Kap has over twenty-five years of experience in the life sciences tools and reagents industry. He started in R&D and product development where he launched products for cell biology and imaging applications.  For the last 15 years Kap has led strategic marketing,  market development and product management for a variety of companies including Thermo Fisher Scientific (Life technologies), Danaher (Beckman Coulter life Sciences),   Cell Signaling Technologies, Nexcelom Biosciences and Avantor-VWR.  Kap has a diverse experience managing complex portfolios including instruments, consumables, and reagents both in early stage and mature companies. Kap has a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from Kent State University, a post doc from Harvard Medical School and an MBA from Babson College.