The Amplicet Team

Jaime Zaporzan - President & CEO


Jaime followed her Bachelors of Commerce (Honors) with a number of positions in emerging technology companies; most recently being the Senior Business Manager of an industry leading LED lighting company, focused on novel LED and digital control mechanisms. 

Kevin Giese - Board Chair


Over 30 years of leadership experience in building and developing technologies in the life sciences and other industries. Kevin has led numerous corporate efforts within the capacity of CEO and President including Medwell Capital Corp (2010 – 2015) and BIOMS Medical Corp. (1998 - 2010) at which he executed the largest deal in Canadian Biotechnologies history. Kevin has also acted as a Director for GDI Integrated Facility Services, Spectral Medical Inc., Mimetogen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Right Choice Camps & Catering. 

Dr. Linda Pilarski - Development Lead


A Professor Emeritus at the U of A, Linda leads a team that has pioneered automated, low cost and easy to use technology in molecular diagnostics to facilitate food, water and public safety. Linda has published over 230 papers and holds several patent families. She was the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Nanotechnology from 2003-2010 and was the recipient of the Alberta Science and Technology Award for Outstanding Leadership in Alberta Technology. 

Dr. Craig Sherburne - Legal Advisor


Over fifteen years of experience operating in life sciences and intellectual property providing strategic legal and business planning including public and private corporate finance, securities matters and acquisition. Craig possesses broad experience in corporate-commercial transactions with particular expertise in Intellectual Property Licensing and joint ventures. Craig has achieved both a Juris Doctor and an Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology & Immunology from the University of Alberta.