CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND BOARD MEMBER, KCAS, LLC
Shawnee Mission, Kansas, United States
John Bucksath joined KCAS Bioanalytical and Biomarker Services in May of 2016 where he serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member. He is responsible for the overall strategic direction and future success of the organization. Previous to joining KCAS, Mr. Bucksath worked at Analytical Bio-Chemistry (ABC) Laboratories where he served in a variety of roles from starting as a chemist and working his way to leading the organization’s technical operations starting in 2003 and eventually succeeding as President and CEO/Board member starting in 2012. Under his leadership, ABC Laboratories and Morse Laboratories were transformed into a growing and award-winning organization as evidenced by 3 years running CRO Leadership Awards recognition by industry and double-digit growth over the period. ABC Laboratories was sold to the Evans Analytical Group (EAG) in 2015. John serves on the Missouri Biotechnology Association’s and BioKansas’ Board of Directors. He is a member of the University of Missouri’s Research and Development Advisory Board. John is also a member of the Mizzou Venture Mentoring Program, focused on mentoring startup companies in life sciences industry. John has served as an observing Board member for two early-mid stage biotechnology companies John’s undergraduate education in Biology and Chemistry was obtained from Central Methodist University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Olin Business School – Washington University in St. Louis.
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM (PDT)
Thursday, June 11
This multi-topic session will provide participants with an overview of diverse careers in the…