Executive Officers

Tina  S.  Nova, Ph.D.
President, Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Tina  S.  Nova, Ph.D.
President, Chief Executive Officer and Founder


Tina S. Nova, Ph.D. has served as our president and chief executive officer, and a member of our board of directors, since March 2000. From 1994 to January 2000, Dr. Nova served as chief operating officer and president of Nanogen, Inc., a provider of molecular diagnostic tests, where she was a co-founder. From 1992 to 1994, Dr. Nova served as chief operating officer of Selective Genetics, a targeted therapy biotechnology company. She currently serves as a member of the board of directors ... 
Samuel  D.  Riccitelli
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Samuel  D.  Riccitelli
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer


Samuel D. Riccitelli has served as our executive vice president and chief operating officer since October 2001. From 1995 to 2001, Mr. Riccitelli served in a number of positions for Becton, Dickinson and Company, a global medical technology company, including most recently as vice president & general manager and as a board member for BD Ventures, L.L.C., a venture capital fund. From 1989 to 1994, he served in a number of positions for the FOxS Division of Puritan-Bennett Corporation, a me... 
Douglas  Schuling
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Douglas  Schuling
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Douglas A. Schuling has served as our senior vice president and chief financial officer since April 1999. From 1997 to March 1999, Mr. Schuling held the position of chief financial and operating officer for Point-of-Care Systems, a venture capital backed clinical information systems company. From 1985 to 1997, Mr. Schuling held various positions at Nellcor Puritan Bennett, a research, development and manufacturing company, specializing in medical equipment and supplies, most recently as H... 
Christian  V.  Kuhlen, M.D., Esq.
Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Christian  V.  Kuhlen, M.D., Esq.
Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary


Christian V. Kuhlen, M.D., Esq. has served as our vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary since September 2007. Prior to joining Genoptix, Dr. Kuhlen was an attorney in private practice as an associate with Cooley Godward Kronish LLP from October 2004 to September 2007. Between August 1997 and May 2004, Dr. Kuhlen was a full-time graduate student. From October 1995 to July 1997, Dr. Kuhlen was a research assistant at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, ...