About Us

WHO WE ARE

Founded in 2016, Precision Biomonitoring provides industry-leading expertise in molecular detection of organisms. Our very own TripleLock™ technology aims to deliver rapid, on-site environmental, food, animal and human diagnostic testing solutions. Our customers are organizations that need on-site surveillance and rapid identification of any organism in any environment. Our team is at the forefront of technological innovations in the genomics industry. Our vision is a world where we can identify any organism anywhere on the planet, when you need to know now.

our Management team

We envision a world where we can instantly identify any organism on the spot, anywhere in the world.

Jay Cashubec

Business Development Director, eDNA

Steve Crookes

Head of Development, eDNA

Nataly Ivanova

Research and Development Director

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Amanda Naaum

Scientific Liaison Director

Nick Ramdass

Nick Ramdass

Director of Sales

Dan Wesenberg

Director of Supply Chain

Board of Directors

From Start-Up to Winding-Up, Your Business is Our Business.

Our Leadership Team

We envision a world where we can instantly identify any organism on the spot, anywhere in the world.

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Mark Goldberg

BOARD CHAIR

Dr. Mark Goldberg is a board-certified toxicologist and a serial entrepreneur. He focuses on commercializing new technology for a more sustainable world and mentoring the next generation of entrepreneurs. He serves as chair of Precision Biomonitoring’s Board of Directors.

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John Ferraro

BOARD DIRECTOR

As a curious, adventure-seeking and bootstrapping visionary, John Ferraro is passionate about agriculture and innovating the food supply chain. He has built organizations and strategic alliances focused on enabling the integration of a sustainable meat proteins supply chain that produces quality food and delivers real value for all, from farmers to end consumers.

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John Pearson

BOARD DIRECTOR

John Pearson is President and CEO at QDZ Enterprizes Limited and former Global Managing Director of Hatch.

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Mario Thomas

CO-FOUNDER, DIRECTOR & CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Dr. Mario Thomas is accomplished in biotech innovation. Mario has served as a senior executive in several successful start-ups and global companies
He holds a Ph.D. In Chemistry from Université Laval in Quebec City, as well as a DSA from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales of Université de Montréal. He is also a chartered board director with the C.Dir. designation.

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Amanda Naaum

CO-FOUNDER & PROGRAM MANAGER

Dr. Amanda Naaum has over ten years of experience in molecular assay development for species identification in both academic and start-up industry settings. Amanda holds a Ph.D. from the University of Guelph. Dr. Naaum was awarded the IUFoST Young Scientist Award (2016), and a Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowship (2018) in recognition of her research and innovation achievements in point of need food species authenticity testing. She now extends this expertise to applications for food and animal safety and environmental monitoring at PBI.

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Steve Crookes

CO-FOUNDER & HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT

Dr. Steve Crookes is a molecular and integrative ecologist having accumulated over ten years of academic and industry experience in the application of molecular and experimental methods to issues in conservation biology. Over the past five years, Steve’s work has focused upon maximizing the utility of environmental DNA (eDNA) detection as a tool to broaden our understanding of the distribution and spatiotemporal ecology of species-at-risk, aquatic invasive species, and indicator taxa.

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Jeff Campbell

VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS

Jeff has a track record of success in developing companies from early commercialization to scale as well as in international sales and marketing. He will apply that experience to leading the company’s corporate and business development efforts

From Start-Up to Winding-Up, Your Business is Our Business.

OUR MISSION and values

At PBI, we are a resourceful and creative team always at the forefront of technological innovations in the genomics industry. We are committed to removing the barriers of molecular testing by delivering rapid and accurate on-site diagnostic solutions for environmental, food, animal, and human testing needs everywhere. It is our priority to go above and beyond client expectations to solve their challenges.

RIGOR

We develop the most accurate tests through rigorous laboratory and third-party validation.

INNOVATION

We are working at the forefront of eDNA technologies, using innovative tools and techniques to produce results.

passion

We are dedicated to what we do. From assay development to field validations, every step is done carefully and passionately.

NIMBLENESS

We are resourceful and alert, responding to an ever-changing industry, adapting on a dime.

PROBLEM SOLVING

We are solving the toughest industry-wide challenges.

respect

We form long-lasting relationships with our valued customers.

TRUST

We produce reliable, transparent results you can trust.