Jeffrey Leathe, CEO & Chairman, Lantos Technologies
Jeffrey Leathe was most recently the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board at Biocius Life Sciences, a venture backed company involved in developing high throughput instrumentation for mass spectrometry applications in pharmaceutical drug discovery that was acquired by Agilent Technologies. Previously, Mr. Leathe served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of BioTrove Inc., and as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Apogent Technologies from 1990-2003.
Mr. Leathe is a director and chairman of the audit committee for Bottomline Technologies, a NASDAQ-listed software firm. He received his MBA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, his B.S. from the University of New Hampshire and holds his CPA. Watch Technology TV’s interview with Lantos CEO Jeffrey Leathe.
Gary St. Pierre, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Gary St. Pierre has held senior finance executive positions in both large public and small private companies, most recently the Chief Financial Officer for Biocius Life Sciences, Inc. Previously, Mr. St. Pierre held senior financial executive positions at BioTrove, Inc., Pelican Life Sciences, Axcelis Technologies and Apogent Technologies.
Mr. St. Pierre has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Dartmouth College and an Executive MBA from the University of New Hampshire.
Lora Allemeier, Chief Commercial Officer
Ms. Allemeier has held senior level global product development, strategic planning, and marketing roles with pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Most recently, she was Head of Global Marketing and Head of Global Regulatory Affairs for Cochlear, based in Sydney, Australia, where she had extensive experience in working with audiologists, ENTs and the hearing market to develop and launch new products globally, including in emerging markets. Previously, she held a variety of senior level marketing, business development, product development and program management positions at GlaxoSmithKline, Stryker, and Eli Lilly, as well as the start-up GMP Companies.
Ms. Allemeier received her MBA from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and her bachelor’s degree from the Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Brian Fligor, Chief Audiology Officer
Prior to joining Lantos Technologies, Dr. Fligor was Director of Diagnostic Audiology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He is also an instructor at Northeastern University’s Au.D. Program and Salus University ’s International Au.D. Bridge Program. Dr. Fligor’s publications describing factors associated with hearing loss from medical interventions have helped shape recommendations by the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing Position Statement (2007) and proposed new ototoxicity grading scales for children with cancer who are treated with chemotherapy
Dr. Fligor received his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and Sc.D. in Audiology from Boston University. Renowned for his research in hearing prevention from noise, music and invasive medical treatments, Dr. Fligor has extensive experience fitting hearing aids, ear plugs and monitors for children, adults and musicians. He is a founder and past-chair of the Music-induced Hearing Disorders taskforce for the National Hearing Conservation Association.
Lynn Ihlenfeldt, Chief Development Officer and Vice President of Manufacturing
Beginning her career as a U.S. Naval Officer, Ms. Ihlenfeldt has served in a wide variety of technical, management, and executive roles with 3M, Minnetronix, and Linear Eye, LLC. She serves on the board of University Enterprise Laboratories, a bioscience business incubator, works with the St. Paul Public Schools on STEM initiatives, and currently serves on the Career and Technical Education Advisory Board. She co-led the launch of the R&D Special Interest Group for LifeScience Alley and has contributed to several national standards development efforts in the areas of software process standards..Ms. Ihlenfeldt, honored in recent years by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of 25 women industry leaders in the Twin Cities was also named one of 100 Notable People in the Medical Device Industry by MD+DI, a magazine for the medical device and diagnostic industry.
Ms. Ihlenfeldt received her B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin- Madison and her M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota. She coaches a robotics program at a local high school among her numerous volunteer activities.