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Executive Team & Board of Directors

NanoString’s leaders bring decades of diverse experience and a history of success. With business insight and industry expertise, these executives lead NanoString’s talented employees to create innovative products and pioneering solutions that enable our customers to have confidence in their research and work.

Executive Team

Brad Gray

President and Chief Executive Officer

Joseph M. Beechem, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President of Research & Development

Wayne Burns

Senior Vice President, Operations & Administration

Alessandra Cesano, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Medical Officer

David W. Ghesquiere

Senior Vice President, Corporate & Business Development

James A. Johnson

Chief Financial Officer

Barney Saunders, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Mary Tedd Allen, Ph.D.

Vice President of Operations

Anna Berdine

Vice President, Marketing, Life Sciences & Clinical Markets

Doug Farrell

Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Sean Ferree, Ph.D.

Vice President of Diagnostic Development

Deborah Krogman

Vice President of Human Resources

Dale Levitzke

Vice President, Global Sales

Jay Seemann

Vice President of Global Market Access and Reimbursement

Kathy Surace-Smith

Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Board of Directors

William D. Young

Chairman of the Board

Brad Gray

President and Chief Executive Officer

Nicholas Galakatos, Ph.D.

Clarus Ventures

Robert M. Hershberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Celgene Corporation

Kirk D. Malloy, Ph.D.

BioAdvisors, LLC

Gregory Norden

former CFO, Wyeth

Chad Waite

OVP Venture Partners