Kap Kumar has over 25 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 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 doctorate from Harvard Medical School, and an MBA from Babson College.