Founder, Director of Custom Solutions
Jesse founded Telos Scientific in 2009, and oversees operations and coordinates strategic initiatives. He developed the proprietary Laboratory Automation Intelligence System that drives Telos’ AutoPilot software and plays a direct role in the development of Telos’ automation solutions. Prior to Telos, Jesse served as applications manager at Hamilton Company where his efforts were focused on providing optimized automation solutions to a wide range of scientific applications. Jesse also worked with international clients to enhance business relations through consulting and training. Jesse has designed, developed, and managed multiple automation facilities to facilitate company’s transitions from manual to high throughput assay processing. Jesse received his B.S. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from the University of Vermont in 1997.
Brian Ondek, Ph.D.
Director of Biology and Business Development
Dr. Ondek leads the scientific development at Telos Scientific providing over 25 years of combined molecular and cellular biology research experience. Prior to Telos, Brian served as a senior scientist at Eli Lilly and Company where he advanced multiple drug candidates through pre-clinical to human clinical trials. His experience spans academic, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries resulting in numerous publications, patents and lead drug candidates. Brian received his Ph.D. in Genetics at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory with James D. Watson on his thesis committee. He completed his Post-Doctoral research at UCSD where he stayed on and continued his research as a UCSD appointed staff scientist.