Who we are

We are a fast-growing public benefit corporation actively recruiting executives, scientists, engineers, programmers, and generalists who are passionate about Open Science and the public good. Join our team!

Core Team

Randy True

Founder & CEO Proven Biotech Entrepreneurial & Science Education Nonprofit Experience
  • Founder of True Materials Inc., a molecular assay platform technology acquired by Affymetrix
  • Former VP of R&D at Affymetrix, led a 20 person interdisciplinary team to pilot production of liquid arrays
  • Founder of Focus on Foundations, a 501(c)3 STEM Education Nonprofit
  • California CTE Teaching Credential (vocational education)
  • Stanford, B.S. Physics, M.S. Electrical Engineering

Kevin Schallert

Chief Operating Officer

Theresa Ling

UX Design, Strategy, Communications

Carey Tan

Director of Operations & Administration

Antanas Sadunas

Lab Technician & Fixer

Sam Fogelberg

Lab Integration Engineer

Scientific Advisory Board

Anne Wyllie, Ph.D.

Associate Research Scientist at Yale School of Medicine

Bill Hyun, MS

Clinical Director at UC San Francisco
  • Venture Partner and biotech startup board member

Connie Cepko, Ph.D.

Bullard Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School, HHMI
  • Co-developed the “Rabe Cepko” SARS-CoV-2 LAMP assay

Ned Augenblick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Economic Analysis and Policy Group at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business


Tim Lugo

Strategic Planning and Outreach
  • Biotechnology Group Head at William Blair

Zarak Khurshid

Modeling and Industry Intelligence
  • Asymmetry Capital, former MDx Analyst at Wedbush


Gary Withey, Ph.D.

Automation and workflow improvement
  • Technology Development at Atreca, Inc.


Brian Rabe, Ph.D.

Genomics Investigator at Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Co-developed the “Rabe Cepko”  SARS-CoV-2 LAMP assay

Simon Johnson, Ph.D.

Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Former Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund

Global LAMP (gLAMP) Consortium

200+ global researchers developing assay technology and testing programs
  • FloodLAMP co-leading gLAMP Central, an effort to collate and distill best practices and protocols

Connie Chang, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Montana State University

Tanya Buxton

Biochemistry Teacher, Menlo School



Brandon Smith
Cindy Tran
Jamie MacQuarrie
Maya Muranaka
Phillip Kim
Sonya Lebdeva
Zach Scott

Our Facilities

FloodLAMP Biotechnologies is located at MBC BioLabs in San Carlos, CA. Our state-of-the-art lab is configured for clinical assay development with dedicated pre-analytical and post-analytical spaces, including a locked room with 2 biosafety cabinets for sample handling.