Mr. Warden joined Synthetic Genomics in June of 2013. Prior to joining SGI, he was Vice President of Engineering for IOS Technologies, where he completed a 3D Dental Impression and Restoration Manufacturing System for in-office use. Mr. Warden brings over 25 years of product development experience in the Medical Device and Laboratory Equipment industry, including 20 years of personnel and project management experience in an FDA/GMP environment. During his career, Mr. Warden has developed Class 1 thru 3 Medical Devices, including intravenous infusion pumps for IMED Corporation, non-invasive superconducting neural diagnostic systems for Biomagnetic Technologies, Inc., and a wavefront-based ophthalmic diagnostic device for Ophthonix , Inc. In the laboratory system field, Mr. Warden led mechanical development of Accumetric’s point-of-care whole blood assay system, as well as the instrument portion of Genicon Sciences’s system for ultra-low level detection of DNA, RNA, and proteins.
Mr. Warden holds more than 25 US patents and has received numerous awards for both the technical and design aspects of his developed products. Laurence graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Engineering from San Diego State University.