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BARBARA A ISRAEL, PH.D. – DIRECTOR, CO-FOUNDER

Dr. Barbara Israel is a co-founder and former CEO of Echometrix. She is also co-founder of Platypus Technologies and served as CEO of Platypus for seven years and is currently a Director of the company. She holds a Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology from the University of Vermont, a certificate in Technology Management from the California Institute of Technology, and was a senior scientist in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Israel is currently an adjunct faculty member in the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Entreprenuerial Learning Center in the School of Business as well as a member of Merlin Mentors.