Brad brings more than 30 years of experience in commercial sales and marketing leadership to his role on the Board of Directors. Prior to joining Pixelgen’s board, Brad served as the Chief Commercial Officer of 10x Genomics. He also served as QIAGEN’s Senior Vice President, life sciences business area, expanding the company’s presence in the academic, pharmaceutical, and applied testing industries. Previously, he was Vice President and General Manager, Europe, Middle East & Africa, for Illumina. From 1985 to 2014, Mr. Crutchfield held positions of increasing responsibility with Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc., rising to Executive Vice President and President of the Life Science Group. Earlier in his career, he served as a Director at NanoString Technologies, Inc. Brad earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from the University of California, Davis.