Kathryn Roy
President & CEO

As managing partner at Precision Thinking, Kathryn consulted with B2B technology companies to boost sales in industries including 3D printing, machine learning, and the internet of things. Prior to Precision Thinking, Kathryn was CMO on the executive team that took Phase Forward, a clinical trial software company, through its turnaround and successful IPO. As GM, Kathryn helped build a $100 million nationwide Internet service for BBN Planet (later Genuity). She serves on the board of LeaseQ and the Charlesbank Homes Foundation. Kathryn holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MS in Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley, and a BA in Math from Colgate University.

Dr. Cagri Savran
Founder & CSO

Dr. Cagri Savran, Founder & CSO

Cagri is the inventor of the underlying technology. His R&D experience of over 20 years across multiple disciplines has generated 30 patents and patent applications on devices including optical biosensors, biological micro-manipulators and high throughput microfluidic systems. Dr. Savran holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, and an MS and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. He is currently a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University.

Dr. Chun-Li Chang
Chief Scientist & Lab Director

Dr. Chun Li Chang
Chun-Li is a Research Professor at Purdue University and the co-inventor of Savran Tech’s primary technology. He has 13 years of hands on experience in bioinstrumentation, chemical conjugation, bodily fluid handling, cell culturing, device design and microfabrication as well as technical personnel management. Dr. Chang holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.