Dmitry Shashkov, Ph. D., President and CEO

Dmitry joined the company in February 2018 after 25-year career in advanced materials. Prior to Exogenesis, he was the President and CEO of H. C. Starck Fabricated Products, a leading global manufacturer of refractory metals serving aerospace, defense, medical, electronic and industrial markets. Dmitry also served in business development and business management roles at Honeywell Specialty Materials, a $5 billion division of Honeywell, focusing on semiconductor and photovoltaic markets. Prior to Honeywell, he worked at McKinsey & Company, serving clients in chemical, pharmaceutical, and telecommunication industries on topics of strategy, growth and business building.


Sean Kirkpatrick, Director of Applications

Prior to joining Exogenesis in 2007, Sean had 20 years of experience with Epion Corp. in the development and application of a variety of surface coating and treatment technologies including plasma, ion implantation and gas cluster ion beam processing. This work included application of various surface processing technologies to meet specific customer driven requirements.

Joe Khoury, Ph.D., Director of Cell and Molecular Biology

Prior to joining Exogenesis in 2009, Dr. Khoury held the position of Senior Scientist of Cell and Molecular Biology at Histogenics Corp., where along with his position at Exogenesis has gained over 6 years of experience in the medical device and tissue engineering fields. Dr. Khoury has over 20 years of experience in cellular and molecular biology techniques to elucidate complex mechanisms and functions underlying several disease areas. He received his Ph.D. from the Dept. of Medicine at McGill University and held the position of Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School in the Dept. of Urology at Children’s Hospital Boston, and Instructor in Anesthesia at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

James Bachand, Director of Engineering

Prior to joining Exogenesis in 2010, Jim had more than 20 years of extensive experience in the design and manufacture of technically sophisticated capital equipment. He has held engineering management positions with PVD Products, Epion Corp. and Multilevel Metals Inc.

Michael Walsh, Director of Product Development

Prior to joining Exogenesis in 2009, Mike had 15 years of experience in managing the development, manufacturing, global deployment and support of leading edge high value technology capital equipment production systems. He held management positions with Tokyo Electron Epion, Epion Corp. and Eaton Corp.