Meet the Team

 

Leadership

Brianna Wronko   Chairwoman and Chief Executive Office   Brianna Wronko developed the company's technology while earning her BSE in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. By training a nanofabrication and device engineer, she brings 7 years of research experience as well as her time in startups to GKD. Additionally, she has valuable experience with FDA and governmental approval processes from her time at Five Eleven Pharma and GSK. Brianna focuses intently on company vision and technological development.

Brianna Wronko
Chairwoman and Chief Executive Office

Brianna Wronko developed the company's technology while earning her BSE in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. By training a nanofabrication and device engineer, she brings 7 years of research experience as well as her time in startups to GKD. Additionally, she has valuable experience with FDA and governmental approval processes from her time at Five Eleven Pharma and GSK. Brianna focuses intently on company vision and technological development.

Reshma Rajan, PhD   Director of Research and Development   Reshma Rajan, PhD is a medical device development scientist with a PhD in Physics from VIT University in Vellore, India. Dr. Rajan obtained her postdoctoral fellowship from Temple University. She has over 8 years of experience in developing and testing point of care devices operating with electrochemical sensors, biosensors and optical sensors. Dr. Rajan has worked in various roles as a researcher and has served as a peer reviewer for IEEE Sensors Journal and the Journal of Nanoparticle Research. She joined GKD in the beginning of 2019 as a Diagnostic Engineer to expand its diagnostic pipeline.

Reshma Rajan, PhD
Director of Research and Development

Reshma Rajan, PhD is a medical device development scientist with a PhD in Physics from VIT University in Vellore, India. Dr. Rajan obtained her postdoctoral fellowship from Temple University. She has over 8 years of experience in developing and testing point of care devices operating with electrochemical sensors, biosensors and optical sensors. Dr. Rajan has worked in various roles as a researcher and has served as a peer reviewer for IEEE Sensors Journal and the Journal of Nanoparticle Research. She joined GKD in the beginning of 2019 as a Diagnostic Engineer to expand its diagnostic pipeline.

Kimberly Cox   SVP of Strategic Communications   With extensive experience in media relations, Kim leverages a deep understanding of all dimensions of communications to inform every decision and strategic recommendation she makes, ensuring all efforts work together to achieve both business and communications objectives while elevating brands and building reputations. She has supported award-winning, multi-dimensional campaigns for companies in a wide range of industries. At GKD, she oversees all communications, internal and external, as well as marketing, branding, investor relations and human resources.

Kimberly Cox
SVP of Strategic Communications

With extensive experience in media relations, Kim leverages a deep understanding of all dimensions of communications to inform every decision and strategic recommendation she makes, ensuring all efforts work together to achieve both business and communications objectives while elevating brands and building reputations. She has supported award-winning, multi-dimensional campaigns for companies in a wide range of industries. At GKD, she oversees all communications, internal and external, as well as marketing, branding, investor relations and human resources.

Nathan Vecchiarelli   Director of Software Development   Nate directs GKD's software development group and contributes to the regulatory and R&D processes. He has been working in the software space for the past nine years and is an alumnus of several local tech startups. He has also spent time working in ad tech and at Jefferson Hospital creating software solutions. He has a BA in Computer Science from Drexel University's College of Engineering.

Nathan Vecchiarelli
Director of Software Development

Nate directs GKD's software development group and contributes to the regulatory and R&D processes. He has been working in the software space for the past nine years and is an alumnus of several local tech startups. He has also spent time working in ad tech and at Jefferson Hospital creating software solutions. He has a BA in Computer Science from Drexel University's College of Engineering.

Russell Van Fossen   Senior Director of Scientific Operations   Russell manages GKD's manufacturing processes, cGMP, and R&D progress. He began his career at Roche Molecular Systems and has over 5 years of experience with cGMP and FDA regulations, as well as with process improvement and development. Russell has a BA in Biology from the Honors College at Rutgers University-Camden. Russell spent a brief time working for the Fire Department of New York City before relocating to Philadelphia.

Russell Van Fossen
Senior Director of Scientific Operations

Russell manages GKD's manufacturing processes, cGMP, and R&D progress. He began his career at Roche Molecular Systems and has over 5 years of experience with cGMP and FDA regulations, as well as with process improvement and development. Russell has a BA in Biology from the Honors College at Rutgers University-Camden. Russell spent a brief time working for the Fire Department of New York City before relocating to Philadelphia.