Dr. Stevan Jovanovich is the President/CEO of S2 Genomics. Inc and its parent, Silicon Valley Scientific Inc (SVSci). S2 Genomics was founded in 2016 to develop integrated sample preparation systems for genomics focusing on tissue samples. Previously, he was President/CEO/Founder and CTO of IntegenX, Inc., a SVSci spinout, now part of ThermoFisher. IntegenX is the global leader in rapid human identification. Dr. Jovanovich is a co-founder and on the Board of Functional Biosciences, Inc., a CLIA DNA sequencing company, also a SVSci spinout.
Before co-founding Silicon Valley Scientific, Inc., Dr. Jovanovich was Vice President of Global Research at Amersham Biosciences. Prior positions include Science Director at Amersham Biosciences Sunnyvale, Manager of Advanced Research at Molecular Dynamics, Staff Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Director of Microbiology at AbTox Inc, founder of Molecular Solutions, and Applications Programmer at the Institute for Defense Analyses.
He is author of 30 peer-reviewed papers and reviews, an inventor on over 70 patents, and has automated life science workflows since 1987. He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Physics and Life Sciences from MIT, a Ph.D. in Microbiology from University of California at Davis with a minor in Molecular Biology, and a Certificate in Object-Oriented Programming from the University of California Santa Cruz Extension.