Olaf has worked for several leading companies in the industry, including Packard, CCS-Packard, Agencourt Bioscience, and Beckman Coulter. His passion for automated liquid handling began with a Rosys Plato in 1993. Six years later he helped speed up the sequencing pipeline at the Whitehead Institute in Cambridge, Mass., as part of the late-stage Human Genome Project. After five years as head of Automation at Agencourt Bioscience he started Alpaqua in 2006.
Olaf holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg, Germany.