Meet part of the team that makes Likarda great.
Lisa Stehno-Bittel, PhD
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Over 25 years in cell biology and therapies. And 20 years in business.
Karthik Ramachandran, PhD
Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder
Bioengineer, co-inventor of CSS.
Chief Financial Officer
25+ years of progressive experience in finance and operations for bio and life sciences.
Stephen Harrington, PhD
Director of Cell and Hydrogel Formulation
Bioengineer, Six Sigma certified, inventor of core technologies.
Francis Karanu, PhD
Director of Cell Therapy R&D
Over 22 years in stem cell biology including diabetes application.
R&D Scientist and Lab Supervisor
Experienced in stem cell biology and QA/QC.
Donald Muathe, MSc
QA Supervisor and Sr. Analytical Chemist
20+ years in pharma validation, auditing and QC/QA & compliance.