Senior Management Team

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John W. Erickson, Jr.

John W. Erickson, Jr.

President and CEO

As the President & CEO of RapidBio Systems, Inc.™, John is responsible for all activities including product finalization, corporate development and commercialization of a new rapid food-borne pathogen detection system.


Jerry Sonenblick

Chairman, Board of Directors

Jerry is professionally trained as a lawyer, graduated from the University of Arizona with a JD degree, and practiced for over twenty years. He launched Desert Tech to pursue new technologies developed at the University of Arizona.


Robert Morrison

Robert L. Morrison

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors

Bob has been involved in all phases of technology business development. He has a graduate degree in Electrical Engineering and has spent the majority of his career in administrative, marketing, and entrepreneurial roles in the electronics and software industries.


Cary Marmis

Cary Marmis

Director, Board of Directors

Cary has been involved in business for more than forty years. Cary was previously the President and CEO of Empire West Companies. Cary has served on several boards and non-profits including the Arizona Theater Company and Pima Air and Space Museum.


Development Leadership Team

John Barnes, PhD
Project Leader, Investor
Critical Path Institute, Bristol Myers Squibb, EI DuPont de Nemours
Past Director of Clinical Informatics, Clinical Science Director
John Perchorowicz, PhD
Technical Consultant, Investor
President – Triage Masters Consulting
Vice President, Business Development – Research Corporation Technologies
Greg Smith, MS
Senior Electrical Engineering, Technical Consultant
Principle – Solarise Research, LLC
Senior Level Electrical Engineering – National Semiconductor, Motorola, Burr-Brown
Professor J Y Yoon, PhD
Technology Inventor, Technical Advisor
Associate Professor, Agriculture-Biosystems Engineering – University of Arizona


Legal Team

James W. Zeeb, JD
Corporate Attorney
Quan Nguyen, PhD, JD
Intellectual Property Attorney


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