Arun Apte has over two decades of bioinformatics and hands on laboratory experience. He co-wrote Primer Premier and designed the core algorithmic modules of AlleleID and several other projects. He is currently responsible for galvanizing corporate financial performance, market reputation and core team performance, with a particular interest in developing new markets and forging strategic alliances with key partners. Prior to co-founding PREMIER Biosoft, he gained extensive laboratory experience at Clontech Laboratories, California. Arun Apte holds a B.A. in molecular and cell biology and biophysics from the University of California at Berkeley. He has received numerous honors and awards including the T. J. Watson scholarship from IBM, the University of California Alumni scholarship and The Regents of California scholarship. He has been published extensively on bioinformatics.
Director, Marketing & Strategy
Shonali Paul has a rich experience of working in diverse industries including heavy engineering and retail. In a career spanning over fourteen years, she has built a long and impressive track record of success in high technology software sales, marketing and professional services, developing operational strategies and directing new business initiatives from conception through execution. She has helped build the offshore development center in India and is the key driver of the operations and marketing teams. Shonali Paul holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from SGSITS, Indore and an MBA from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.