Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> September 14, 2001

Collin D’silva – Transgenomic Inc (tbio)

COLLIN J. D'SILVA has served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Transgenomic, Inc., since 1997 and is also a Director. Mr. D'Silva, a co-founder of Transgenomic, has worked for the company and its predecessors since 1988. Prior to that time, Mr. D'Silva was employed by AT&T from 1980. At AT&T, he held various positions in engineering, materials management, sales support and business development. His last position at AT&T was Business Unit Manager and Engineering Manager for a network distribution products division. Mr. D'Silva holds a BS degree and an MEng degree in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from Creighton University. Profile
TWST: Can we start out with a history and a quick overview of


Mr. D'Silva: Transgenomic was formed in 1997, primarily to commercialize

on some proprietary technologies in the