14 Dec, 2017, 11:08 ET
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genalyte, Inc. announced today that Kevin Lo has been named President of the company.
Lo comes to Genalyte following leading roles at Facebook and Google. He previously served as senior executive at Facebook, leading their Connectivity efforts. At Google, Lo served as General Manager where he co-founded and ran Google Fiber, the company's US gigabit Internet and TV service provider.
"We are at a critical juncture where technology and innovation are driving fundamental changes within our healthcare industry. Genalyte is poised to lead a revolution in real time diagnostics—one that creates better treatment and patient outcomes," said Lo. "The novel approach using the company's breakthrough blood diagnostics technology and cloud lab model enables rapid, accurate point of care decisions. I'm excited to join the Genalyte team and help deliver this transformative technology to the health care system."
Lo has a long history of success in endeavors across the tech and telecom space, including his earlier tenures as COO of M2Z Networks, and his dual roles as CFO and COO leading the turnaround of Navisite Inc. A former strategy consultant at Bain & Co, Lo got his start in software programming as a research assistant at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. He received his AB from Harvard University.
Lo serves on the Board of Directors for several companies including Benetech, the leading Software for Social Good non-profit, and Nominum Inc, an enterprise software security company. An avid triathlete, Lo is actively involved in global poverty and health issues.
"We are thrilled to welcome Kevin to our leadership team at a moment of incredible momentum for the company," said Genalyte CEO and founder Cary Gunn. "Kevin's unique expertise and experience working with some of the world's most groundbreaking companies will help guide Genalyte as the company begins this next important chapter in diagnostic innovation."
Genalyte's mission is to empower doctors and patients to make better decisions that improve outcomes, lower overall costs, and make the diagnostics experience more effective. We employ a cloud-based laboratory service to bring diagnostic testing into the physician's office. Results are returned in approximately 15 minutes, eliminating the need for separate trips to the lab and waiting for results. For more information, please visit: www.genalyte.com.
SOURCE Genalyte, Inc.
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