Cary Gunn, PhD
President, CEO, and Founder
“Genalyte is transforming the doctor-patient relationship by providing rapid diagnostic testing right in the doctor’s office. Our technology delivers results to physicians in minutes from just a single drop of blood, yielding better outcomes for the patient, empowering doctors to be more effective, and creating a more efficient healthcare system.”
Dr. Gunn currently holds 81 issued US patents, with more in process. In 2003, he was recognized by MIT Technology Review as a Top Young Innovator. In 2008, he received the Optical Society of America Adolph Lomb medal and the Berthold-Leibinger Foundation Innovation Prize. Dr. Gunn also co-founded Luxtera where he was responsible for technology development and served as CTO until 2007.
Dr. Gunn received his PhD from Caltech in Electrical Engineering. Before that Dr. Gunn was an officer in the US Air Force, responsible for launching GPS satellites. He is a graduate of the US Air Force Academy.