About Swift

Swift Biosciences is a biotechnology company that is developing novel molecular biology technologies to better characterize and understand the genome. We are an energetic, highly innovative company focused on creating tools to advance the DNA sequencing sciences. Our products are designed to help customers analyze challenging samples that are often associated with translational work, including circulating, cell-free DNA and formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded samples.

Swift BioSciences Team

Swift’s innovative team of scientists and executives have a strong track record of joining discovery with function to make new applications and markets. Our product development is purposeful and focused on creating products that are well-regarded by both customers and their intended industries. The mission of Swift is to provide long term improvements in the health of individuals and their communities all around the world, specifically in the fight against cancer and understanding the complexities of inherited diseases. The tools developed in our efforts are directly applicable to research in agrigenomics, biotechnology, metagenomics, and the pharmaceutical industry.

Swift Biosciences entered the Next-Generation Sequencing Market in 2013 and enjoys the collaboration of renowned scientists with a history of successful businesses and the support of experienced life science investors. Our innovation pipeline, developed by our growing team of talented scientists, has generated multiple validated products for translational research across the genomics landscape and we are looking forward to adding new technologies and products to our portfolio.


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Nathan Wood


President and
Chief Executive Officer

Jack Ball

Jack Ball


Linda Tufts, Director, Swift BioSciences

Linda Tufts


Mark Lewis

Mark L. Lewis


Dan Watkins

Dan Watkins, PhD


Walter Young, Director, Swift BioSciences

Walter Young


Management Team

The Swift Biosciences team combines excellence in science with superior business skills to deliver first-in-class library preparation for next-generation sequencing. The considerable experience, expertise, and commitment of our exceptional leaders and colleagues enable us to extend our impact and achieve success.

Nathan Wood

Nathan Wood

President and Chief Executive Officer

Vladimir Makarov, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Swift BioSciences

Vladimir Makarov, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

James Militello, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

James Militello

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Laurie Kurihara

Laurie Kurihara, PhD

Vice President, Product Development

Camille Cappello Director, Global Marketing

Camille Cappello

Director, Global Marketing

Christine Haakenson

Christine Haakenson, PhD

Vice President of Operations

Sales Team

Kellie Feck

Director of North America Sales


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North America

Nada Abdel-Magid

Senior Business Development Manager, Mid-Atlantic


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Chris Cook

Senior Business Development Manager, South


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Ian Silber

Senior Business Development Manager, Midwest


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William Love

Senior Business Development Manager, Northeast


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Jerell Aguila, PhD

Senior Business Development Manager, West


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Matthew Aspinwall

Senior Business Development Manager, Pacific Northwest


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Gerardas Dambrauskas, PhD

Director of Commercial Operations, EMEA

London, UK


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Jean-Marc Terral

VP of Commercial Operations, APAC


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Mengmeng Lin

Field Applications Specialist, APAC

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