Michael Haider – Chief Exectuive Officer and co-founder of CMDG
Michael Haider has over 40 years of medical business, finance and management experience, most recently as president and CEO of BioE, Inc. and BioE LLC (October 1998 – October 2011). Prior to joining BioE, he was President and owner of Kodiak Restoration, a dental and medical equipment service company; president and co-founder of PulseTrend, Inc., a maker of ambulatory blood pressure devices; and vice president and CFO of PPT Vision, a producer of machine vision technologies. Prior to these endeavors, Mr. Haider held a variety of positions in corporate finance at Medtronic, Inc., a leading provider of medical devices. He was named one of Twin Cities-based Finance and Commerce’s “Innovators of the Year” in 2003. Other honors include: 2006 Minnesota Tekne Award, Emerging Biotechnology Company category and Twin Cities Business, 2007 Biosciences Success Stories. Mr. Haider holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN.
Daniel Collins, Ph.D. – Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder of CMDG
Dr. Daniel Collins has over 30 years of medical industry experience. He co-founded BioE, Inc. in 1993 and served as its executive vice president, Chief Scientific Officer and board member. Before founding BioE, Dr. Collins was director of R&D Systems, Inc.’s Flow Cytometry Products department; director of Coulter Corporation’s hematology lab within its Immunology division; and director of the Harrington Cancer Center’s Immunology, Hematology and Oncology specialty laboratory. He also was an assistant professor at Texas Tech University. Additionally, Dr. Collins was awarded a postdoctoral National Institutes of Health fellowship in tumor immunology at Wake Forest University. He holds a Doctorate degree in immunoparasitology from Louisiana State University; a Mater of Science degree in public health in tropical medicine from Tulane University; and a Bachelor’s degree in marine biology from Long Island University.