Meet our team

A team that dreams to improve data and communication in the sciences.

  • Nathan Ballou

    Nathan Ballou

    Sr. Scientific Software Engineer

    Solutions | Analytics

    Nathan brings with him years of experience as an operations research analyst, a data scientist, and software engineer. In these roles, he implemented machine learning solutions, optimization algorithms, and multi-agent simulations to solve complex analysis problems. Outside his career in engineering and data science, he was head coach of youth, masters, and adaptive rowing teams in Washington, DC, and Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Sami Belkadi

    Sami Belkadi

    Product Manager

    Lab Auto | Hardware

    Sami was previously an Automation Engineer at HighRes Biosolutions, where he deployed robotic lab automation platforms in pharmaceutical and biotech labs. He holds a BSE in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University.
  • James Cahoon

    James Cahoon

    Implementation Manager

    Client Management | Solutions

    Prior to joining Ganymede, James was a member of the Customer Experience team at Benchling, managing implementations and ongoing support for some of the largest companies in biotech. He received his BS in Biomedical Engineering from NC State University and UNC Chapel Hill.
  • Andy Caruso

    Andy Caruso

    Head of Engineering

    Cloud Infra | Quality

    Former Software Engineer at Alphabet. Andy built infrastructure management platform at Verily, and ran releases at YouTube, Chrome.
  • Alan Chramiec, PhD

    Alan Chramiec, PhD

    Founding Scientist

    Sales Ops | Business | People

    A scientist by training, Alan has more than a decade of biomedical research experience leading collaborations across 10+ world-class research institutions and medical centers. Co-founded the Center for Epigenetics Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, as well as Nucleate NYC. He received his PhD in biomedical engineering at Columbia University, training under Dr. Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic.
  • Nathan Clark

    Nathan Clark


    Commercial | Product

    Nathan Clark is the founder and CEO of Ganymede, the modern data platform and cloud infrastructure for science. Prior to Ganymede, Nathan was product manager for several of Benchling's data products, including the Insights BI tool and Machine Learning team. Before that, Nathan has a background in machine learning and data systems across financial technology and general technology.
  • Matthew Co

    Matthew Co

    Scientific Software Engineer

    Solutions | Implementations

    Prior to joining Ganymede, Matt worked as a Software Engineer, where he contributed to healthcare infrastructure commercialization, servicing hundreds of thousands of daily active users. He holds a BSA in Biology with a Business Certificate from the University of Texas at Austin, and has experience executing biological research in the fields of antibiotics, oncology, and hematology.
  • Paul Hao

    Paul Hao

    Executive Assistant

    Business Operations

    Paul has a bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Engineering, which he leveraged to work as a Technical Representative for Cebu Pacific's Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering department. He is currently pursuing additional studies in veterinary medicine at the University of the Philippines Los Banos while employed with Ganymede.
  • Danielle Kuhn

    Danielle Kuhn

    Software Engineer

    Full Stack | Software

    Danielle has spent the past seven years in the software industry, the last three as a software engineer focusing on full stack development at early stage companies. Danielle also co-founded a global payments company where she scaled the company from zero to billions in total payment volume. Prior to entering the software industry, she worked on analytics as a credentialed Actuary for over six years.
  • John La

    John La

    Founding Engineer

    Backend Eng | Systems

    Software Engineer with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. Prior to Ganymede, John was part of Oculus for 4 years, developing systems software for the Oculus Go(first standalone VR headset on the market) and the Oculus Quest line of devices.
  • Benson Lee

    Benson Lee


    Science | Eng | Hardware

    Before founding Ganymede, Benson was Head of Quantitative Markets at Affirm, where he built and oversaw quantitative research, capital markets deal structuring, and model risk management. He received BS and MEng degrees in Computer Science from Cornell.
  • Cody Leff

    Cody Leff

    Full Stack | Software

    Software | Full Stack

    Cody began his software career in 2015 at Stanford’s Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, providing full-stack web development and data visualization solutions for data-first digital humanities projects. He has worked as a software engineer at early-stage companies in the fields of health technology and business intelligence. Cody holds a B.S. in Architectural Design from Stanford University.
  • Allison Murdoch

    Allison Murdoch

    Head of Business Development

    Sales | CSM

    Allison has over five years of experience in the software industry and has spent the past three in B2B enterprise SaaS sales. Prior to joining Ganymede she led customer success at MobStac and was an early member of the commercial team for HCP365, a healthcare provider measurement tool at Pulsepoint/Internet Brands. She holds a BA in Economics from Barnard College, Columbia University and a MSc with Distinction in Organizational Behavior from the London School of Economics.
  • Erik Riis

    Erik Riis

    Software Engineer

    Full Stack | Software

    Software Engineer with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Duke University. Prior to joining Ganymede, Erik worked as a software engineer for three years at GE Healthcare developing services to integrate AI-based clinical applications into the radiology reading workflows.
  • Luke Schiefelbein

    Luke Schiefelbein

    Sr. Scientific Software Engineer

    Solutions | Analytics

    Before Ganymede, Luke was a data scientist at finance and ad-tech startups, working on everything from big - data machine - learning systems to statistical and econometric analyses. He has also worked as a professional screenwriter on documentary films. He received his BS in Mathematics from MIT.
  • Josh Sharpe

    Josh Sharpe

    Software Engineer

    Full Stack | Software

    Josh started off his career as a software engineer for IBM Watson where he worked on virtual assistant technologies.He then moved into the space industry, working on software and systems design for technologies that included lunar landers, radio interferometry telescopes, and small electric propulsion vehicles. He graduated from the University of Alabama with a BS in Computer Science and an MBA.
  • Gavin Smith

    Gavin Smith

    Account Executive

    Sales | Account Management

    Prior to joining Ganymede, Gavin was an Account Executive at Benchling and Dotmatics. He received his BS in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology from The University of Washington.
  • Mike Travers

    Mike Travers

    Software Engineer

    Full Stack | Software

    Mike is an experienced software designer who has built many innovative scientific and medical applications, including platforms for combinatorial chemistry, knowledge- based bioinformatics, and synthetic biology. Prior to joining Ganymede, he worked at the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, and has also held research positions at SRI, IBM, and the Centre Mondial in Paris. He has exhibited installations at the SIGGRAPH Art Show and the Boston Computer Museum, and has a PhD from the MIT Media Lab.
  • Ray Wang

    Ray Wang

    Senior Product Designer

    Product Design | User Research

    Ray was previously a UX Designer for three years at Bio-Rad Laboratories where he researched, designed, and tested features for a Quality Control SaaS intended for labs worldwide. He has a BS degree in Cognitive Science at UCSD and a Master of Professional Studies in Information Science at Cornell.