Management Team

Johnny Ek

Johnny Ek

Johnny has more than 20 years of financial leadership experience across the diagnostics and life sciences tools industries. He joins Akoya from Specific Diagnostics, a developer of rapid antibiotic susceptibility tests where he served as Chief Financial Officer and facilitated the Company’s sale to bioMérieux in May 2022. Prior to that, he served as Chief …

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Jennifer Kamocsay

Jennifer joined Akoya Biosciences in February 2023 as General Counsel where she will oversee all company legal activities and provide strategic guidance and corporate governance oversight. Most recently, she served as General Counsel of Rubius Therapeutics, Inc., where she was responsible for overseeing and managing all of the company’s legal affairs. Prior to joining Rubius, …

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Sarilyn Johnson-Carter

Sarilyn joined Akoya Biosciences in May of 2022 as Vice President, Global Commercial Operations responsible for Sales Operations and Analytics, Commercial Training and Customer Care – Experience Management.  She brings deep experience in commercial and operations strategic planning through execution for Diagnostics and Medical Devices to include customer acquisition, retention, and new product launch.  Most …

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Ehab El-Gabry, MD

Ehab joined Akoya Biosciences as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in April 2022 to lead our strategy in advancing the use of our spatial phenotyping solutions in the clinical setting. Ehab brings a wealth of experiences critical to our vision of advancing spatial phenotyping in precision medicine and cancer care. He is a board-certified pathologist who …

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leadership Marilee Moy

Marilee Moy

Marilee joined Akoya Biosciences as Chief People Officer in January 2022, bringing deep operational and strategic expertise in managing human resources for rapidly growing life sciences companies. She has more than 30 years of HR leadership, having worked at life sciences and technology companies ranging from start-ups to international, public companies. Prior to joining Akoya, …

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Elliot Shelton

Elliot joined Akoya Biosciences in September 2021 as Vice President, Product and Portfolio Management. He brings over 15 years of experience in the life sciences industry. Most recently, Elliot held the role of Senior Director & General Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he managed a portfolio of genomics products. Elliot earned his Bachelor of …

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Pascal Bamford

Pascal joined Akoya Biosciences in October 2021 in the role of Senior Vice President, Research and Development and Laboratory Operations. He possesses deep scientific and operational experience leading teams in developing and implementing successful and innovative products through international regulatory agencies to customers and patients worldwide. Prior to joining Akoya, he served as Senior Vice …

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leadership Gavin Gordon

Gavin Gordon, PhD

Gavin joined Akoya in July of 2020 to lead business and market development activities with the goal of establishing Akoya platforms in clinical markets. Prior to Akoya, Gavin was VP, Commercial Operations at Fluidigm, where he held multiple global roles including establishing pharma strategic alliances and developing the translational research market for high parameter immunohistochemistry. …

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Paul Grass

Paul joined Akoya in January of 2018 as the head of sales. He has over 20 years of experience in customer support, marketing, and sales leadership roles. Paul has most recently led large commercial sales teams at both Thermo Fisher Scientific and Bio-Rad Laboratories focused in both the Life Science and Clinical industry respectively. Paul …

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leadership Cliff Hoyt

Cliff Hoyt

Prior to joining Akoya Biosciences, Cliff was Director of Applications and Services for PerkinElmer’s Quantitative Pathology Business Unit. Cliff was co-founder and CTO of CRI, Inc., acquired by PerkinElmer in 2011. Since then, as Oncology Fellow, Cliff lead development of multiplexed staining methods (Opal), built the contract research business, partnered with pharma and academia to …

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