Kirk Malloy, Ph.D.

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Kirk Malloy, Ph.D.

Dr. Malloy has held management and executive leadership positions in rapidly growing life science and diagnostic companies for over 20 years.  He is currently an independent consultant for life science companies and also serves as the Executive Chairman of Verogen, Inc.  Previously, he was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Life Sciences and Applied Markets Business of Illumina, Inc., a position he held from January 2014 to April 2016. Dr. Malloy joined Illumina in 2002, and served in a number of executive leadership positions, including Vice President, Global Customer Solutions from 2007 to 2013, Vice President, Global Quality from 2005 to 2007 and Senior Director, Global Customer Solutions from 2002 to 2005. Prior to joining Illumina, Dr. Malloy held commercial leadership positions at Biosite, Inc. and commercial management positions at Qiagen, Inc. Before joining the industry, Dr. Malloy spent several years as an academic scientist teaching and conducting research. Dr. Malloy received his B.S. degrees in Biology and Marine Science from the University of Miami and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Biology/Biochemistry from the University of Delaware and held post-doctoral positions at Boston University and Northeastern University. Dr. Malloy has 12 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, dozens of invited and contributed scientific presentations and has been a reviewer for various scientific journals.