Paul G. Thomas
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Prominex, Inc
Mr. Paul G. Thomas co-founded Prominex, Inc., a start-up company focused on the development of molecular diagnostic assays for point-of-care infectious disease testing, in January 2018. Mr. Thomas currently serves as Prominex’s Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his employment with Prominex, Mr. Thomas served as the founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Roka Bioscience, Inc. from September 2009 until his retirement in January 2017. Previously, he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of LifeCell from October 1998 until its acquisition by Kinetic Concepts. Prior to joining LifeCell, Mr. Thomas held various senior positions, including President of the Pharmaceuticals division, during a 15-year tenure with Ohmeda Inc. Mr. Thomas received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from St. Michael’s College and his Master of Business Administration from Columbia University, and completed his postgraduate studies in chemistry at the University of Georgia.