Driven to Solve the World’s Toughest Safety Issues
SafeTraces is a team of entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers, and safety practitioners on a mission to ensure the highest safety standards for the air we breathe. We come from around the world with diverse professional experience in startups, multinational companies, social enterprises, government, and the military. We are dreamers, doers, inventors, and builders, committed to making the world a safer and better place.
The CEO of SafeTraces, a Bay Area-based technology company and leader in DNA‑enabled diagnostic solutions for indoor air safety
Jeff is a veteran financial executive with a proven track record leading global, publicly traded technology companies in both high growth and turnaround situations.
Phil is responsible for engineering, manufacturing and supply chain operations
VP, Engineering and Manufacturing
Nick is responsible for the company’s R&D efforts, ensuring scientific coherence across solutions and projects through the integration of multiple disciplines.
VP, Research and Development
Stephanie is responsible for growing the market position of SafeTraces’ solutions through mutually beneficial channel partnerships; together they advise product applications to provide data-based insights for clients.
Director, Channel Partnerships
Michael is in charge of compliance, developing and implementing compliance programs, and training.
John is responsible for building the software that powers the SafeTraces solutions
Sr. Embedded Systems Engineer
llan designs and manages scientific experiments to exacting data science and statistical standards.
Arthi is responsible for designing reliable, high-performance, and scalable software platforms. She is an experienced full stack software engineer, having developed a range of interfaces for consumer-facing applications. Arthi received a M.S. in Biology from New York University.
Software Engineering Manager
Peter designs DNA tagging formulations, managing the process from ideation to development to deliver solutions for even the most challenging applications
Ashley assists in sample processing and running assays. She brings experience performing qPCR based assays in manufacturing environments
Board of Advisors
We are proud to be guided by a team of world-renowned experts as we advance veriDART.
William Bahnfleth is Professor of Architectural Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, where he teaches...
Professor, Penn State University
Dr. Matthew Bogyo received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1997.
Dr. Lydia Bourouiba is Associate Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she founded and directs The Fluid Dynamics of Disease Transmission Laboratory
Assoc. Professor, MIT
Dr. Stan Deresinski received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, where he also completed two years of training in Internal Medicine.
Mark Drozdov is an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) industry expert with over three decades of experience with major public and private sector clients
Senior Principal Consultant / Subject Matter Expert
Glenn Fishler is a former Founder, Chairman and CEO of a leading, private business services company (EORM, now BSI EHS Services and Solutions).
Board Director, Citadel EHS
Dr. John Martin has 22 years of industry experience that includes analytical chemistry, environmental consulting, environmental health and safety/occupational and industrial hygiene consulting, and nanotechnology/nanoparticle research.
Independent CIH and Consultant
Dr. Marcos X. Sanchez-Plata is an Associate Professor of Global Food Security at Texas Tech University and works at the International Center for Food Industry Excellence (ICFIE)
Marcos X. Sanchez-Plata
Assoc. Professor, Texas Tech