DMetrix, Inc., announced recently that Lloyd J. LaComb, Jr., Ph.D. has joined DMetrix as Chief Operating Officer and a board member of the company. Dr. LaComb has most recently been Senior Vice President of Technology of Veeco Instruments Inc. , where he has worked since 1997. Prior to joining Veeco, Lloyd held technical and management positions of increasing responsibility at Tencor Instruments and Prometrix, Inc., both now part of KLA-Tencor. He holds a B.A degree in Physics from Rice University, an M.S. in Physics from UCLA, and a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University.
Michael Descour, Ph.D., President of DMetrix, commented, "Lloyd brings a wealth of business, technical, and operating experience to DMetrix. He will play a key leadership role in developing DMetrix’s Engineering, Operations, and Service organizations to ensure that we continue to offer the highest throughput, and most advanced products on the market. Lloyd brings to DMetrix a proven track record of leading global high-technology engineering and operations organization and developing innovative new products."
"DMetrix has built a great foundation with its patented microlens array technology and its award winning product line of high throughput scanning systems," said Dr. LaComb. "I am looking forward to expanding our technology, building upon our current product line, and working with our team to expand the Engineering and Operations organizations to grow our markets and realize the great potential of digital pathology."