Management at Scipio bioscience

Meet the management behind Scipio bioscience, leading our close-knit international team taking on the intellectual and technical challenge of bringing ScRNA-seq to every benchtop.

Scipio Team
Scipio Team
Prof Stuart Edelstein
Prof Stuart Edelstein
President - Chief Scientific Officer
Stuart is a world-renowned biophysicist. A foreign associate of the French Academy of Science, his academic curriculum includes professorships at Cornell University (NY, USA), University of Geneva (Switzerland), ENS (Paris, France) and the Collège de France. Stuart also has start-up experience as co-founder of a publicly listed biotech company.
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Pierre Chaumat
Pierre Chaumat
Chief Executive Officer, Vice-President Chief Manufacturing
A seasoned veteran of start-ups and larger companies in life sciences, founder of two successful businesses and director of large R&D teams at Bio-Rad and other organizations, Pierre brings a broad experience in both science and business management. After 2 years as VP Chief Manufacturing Officer, he took on the mantle of CEO to lead Scipio bioscience in its evolution towards new markets and the expansion of its range of novel single-cell applications.
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Marie-Claude Marchand
Marie-Claude Marchand
Chief Business Officer
As Scipio’s Chief Business Officer Marie-Claude took a role aligned with her passion to bring world-changing innovations to market, enabling scientific discoveries and ultimately improving the life of millions of patients! Marie-Claude comes with a vast experience in different environments from start-ups to leading large teams in public corporations like QIAGEN around the globe. She has earned the reputation of a dynamic, collaborative, high-achieving executive. As a senior venture capital advisor, she also assesses hundreds of startup business plans providing her with an all-encompassing view of a start-up journey.
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Jun Komatsu
Jun Komatsu
Chief R&D Reagents Officer
Jun has 10+ years of experience in biotech R&D and is an expert in structural and functional analysis of DNA molecules for genetic testing and biomedical research. With a background in general engineering and industrial chemistry, he received his PhD on the subject of micromanipulation of biological molecules in an electrostatics laboratory of the Toyohashi University of Technology (Japan).
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Vivien Moretto
Vivien Moretto
Chief Software Officer
A Telecom Engineer graduate, Vivien has 12 years of experience in the IT industry. He started as a Java Developer before advancing his career as an IT Architect. He has extensive experience in different contexts, such as Security, Banking, and Energy. Vivien joined Scipio in July 2021 to set up DevOps practices and lead the way into Cloud technology for Cytonaut. With his project management experience, he is now leading the entire bioinformatic team to take Cytonaut to new heights.
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Danielle Urfer
Danielle Urfer
Chief Financial Officer
A seasoned business-oriented finance professional experienced in growing innovative MedTech companies and executive roles as CFO on a global scale within both in International multi-site organizations and in start-ups helping them scale from seed to series B. She thrives in fast paced environments and excel in both details and high-level strategy. She provides strong support to the CEO in investor relations, structuring financial processes and cash management.
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