Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> April 9, 2001

Martin Verhoef – Ciphergen Biosystems Inc (ciph)

MARTIN L. VERHOEF is Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Ciphergen Biosystems, Inc. Mr. Verhoef received a BS (Hons) degree in Medical Microbiology and Biochemistry from the Van't Hoff Institute in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Prior to joining Ciphergen Biosystems he was Marketing Manager, and before that, Research and Development Manager of the DNA Micro Array Program at Agilent Technologies, Inc., in Palo Alto, California (1996-2000). His European experience includes Product Marketing Manager for Hewlett-Packard's Capillary Electrophoresis and HPLC programs in Waldbronn, Germany (1990-1996); Product Manager for Pharmacia AB in Uppsala, Sweden (1988-1990) and Product Manager for Pharmacia in Woerden, The Netherlands (1985-1988). Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a historical sketch of Ciphergen Biosystems

and a profile of the company as it is now?

Mr. Verhoef: The company really started in early 1994, having been

founded by