Dr. Roelofs served as Senior Vice President at Agilent Technologies Inc., as well as President of its Life Sciences Group from 2009 to 2013. He also served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Life Sciences division from 2006 to 2009. His contributions during his term at Agilent Technologies Inc., in the areas of business development, sales, manufacturing, R&D and marketing saw him play a key role in the life science business.
Prior to joining Agilent Technologies Inc., Dr. Roelofs was with Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., from 2005 to 2006 and served as the Life Science Group’s Group Operations Officer heading five business divisions spanning life science and food science. His time at Stratagene Corporation from 2001 to 2005 saw him serve as Senior Vice President of marketing, sales and business development for the first 2 years and as Chief Operating Officer for the last 2 years.
Professionally, Dr. Roelofs is a Global 50 Member and also a part of the Malaysian Biotechnology International Advisory Panel. He also serves on the Advisory Board of Chemical & Engineering News for the American Chemical Society Magazine from 2010 to 2013. Dr. Roelofs completed his M.S. in Organic Chemistry from Iowa State University following which he completed his PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Nevada, Reno.