President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Erik T. Engelson has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since March 2019. Mr. Engelson has also served as a venture partner at ShangBay Capital, a venture capital company, since February 2018. From April 2016 to February 2019, Mr. Engelson was a board member and consultant to Arrinex, Inc., a therapeutic and medical device company. From August 2015 to March 2016, Mr. Engelson was a General Manager at Medtronic PLC, a medical device company. From August 2014 until its sale to Medtronic PLC in August 2015, Mr. Engelson served as the Chief Executive Officer of Medina Medical, Inc., a medical device company. Mr. Engelson currently serves on the board of directors of ARANZ Medical Ltd., a healthcare software company, and DeVoro Medical Inc. and Neptune Medical Inc., medical device companies. Previously, he served on the board of directors of FlowCardia, Inc., Concentric Medical, Inc. and Arrinex, Inc., all therapeutic and medical device companies. Currently, Mr. Engelson is a member of the University of California San Diego Bioengineering Department Board of Trustees, a Trustee of the University of California San Diego Biology Dean’s Leadership Council and a Trustee Emeritus of the UC San Diego Foundation. Mr. Engelson received a B.A. in Microbiology and an M.S. in Bioengineering from University of California, San Diego and an Executive M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Chief Operations Officer

Tony Allen has served as our Chief Operations Officer since September 2021. From May 2018 to September 2021, Mr. Allen served as Vice President and Head of Global Internal Manufacturing at Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc., an in vitro diagnostics company. Mr. Allen served as Vice President and General Manager at Gap Partners, Inc., a metal fabrication company, from March 2017 to May 2018, Global Senior Project Management Office Head at Alcon Inc., an eye care device company, from March 2016 to March 2017 and Vice President of Operations at Accriva Diagnostics Holdings, Inc., a medical equipment and supplies manufacturing company, from October 2015 to March 2016. Prior to that he served in various operations and leadership roles at DJO Global, Inc., an orthopedic medical device company, for approximately eight years and at NEC Computers International, an information technology and electronics company, for approximately nine years. Mr. Allen received a T5 in telecommunications and radio communications from the Department of Marine Radio and Radar, Limerick, Ireland and an Executive M.B.A. from Aberdeen University.

Chief Revenue Officer

Kevin Collins has served as our Chief Revenue Officer Since May 2021. Mr. Collins has over 15 years of commercial leadership experience in the medical technology industry. Prior to Joining Lucira, Mr. Collins served as Vice President of International Commercial Operations and Head of Sales and Market Development at Outset Medical. Prior to joining Outset, Kevin spent 12 years at Intuitive Surgical where he served as the Vice President for the Global Distribution business unit. Mr. Collins earned a B.A. in Communications and Political Science from the University of Arizona.

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Daniel George has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer on a full-time basis since August 2020. From April 2019 until August 2020, Mr. George served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer through his consulting practice, which he established in May 2016, specializing in providing executive financial services to healthcare companies covering a broad range of specialties. Mr. George served as Vice President, Finance for Avinger Inc., a publicly traded medical device company specializing in peripheral atherectomy from August 2014 to May 2016. From June 2012 to August 2014, Mr. George served as a consultant and Vice President of Finance for ApniCure, Inc., a medical device company specializing in the treatment of sleep apnea. From March 2009 to June 2012, Mr. George worked for Avantis Medical Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of colonoscopy visualization technology, where he was both a consultant and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. George was also the Sr. Director of Finance at FoxHollow Technologies Inc., a medical device company, and worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, an accounting and management consulting firm, in the assurance and business advisory practice. Mr. George holds B.S. degrees in both Accounting and Finance from California State University, Long Beach.
Chief Quality Officer and Executive Vice President Regulatory Affairs

Ghazi Kashmolah has served as our Chief Quality Officer and Executive Vice President Regulatory Affairs since August 2021. Mr. Kashmolah has more than 30 years of experience in quality and regulatory work leading, developing and transforming global quality in the medical device and biotech industries. Most recently, he was Chief Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, and EH&S Officer at Orchid Orthopedic Solutions. Prior to that, he led quality and regulatory affairs as SVP of QA/RA for DJO Global, VP of QA/RA at OSI Systems, and VP of Global QA/RA at Life Technologies. At Cardinal Health, Mr. Kashmolah was VP, Global Operations including manufacturing, supply chain, and quality. Mr. Kashmolah holds BS in electrical engineering from Wayne State University, an MS degree in electrical engineering from West Coast University, as well as an Executive MBA from University of Iowa Tippie School of Management.

Chief Technology Officer and Director
Debkishore Mitra, Ph.D. has served as our Chief Technology Officer since November 2017 and as a member of our board of directors since July 2014. Dr. Mitra is a co-founder of our company and was a biomedical engineer at our company from December 2014 to October 2017. Dr. Mitra received a B.Tech. in biotechnology and biochemical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley.
Executive Vice President
Tamanna Prashar has served as our Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Operations and Quality since July 2019. From July 2016 to July 2019, Ms. Prashar served as Vice President, Global Supply Chain of Vyaire Medical Inc., a healthcare company dedicated to respiratory care. Ms. Prashar served as the Executive Director, Operations at Cepheid – Danaher, a molecular diagnostics company, from April 2014 to June 2016. Ms. Prashar received a B.S. and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from University of Minnesota.