Marty SmithPresident and Chief Executive Officer, eLab® Solutions Corp.
As President/CEO, Marty Smith is responsible for the overall mission of eLab® Solutions. In doing so, he developed the company’s business model to offer a One Source Solution for everything needed to support compliance testing in the clinical and criminal justice industries.
Since its inception in 2005, he has served as the domain expert for the company’s products, including eLab’s QuikLIMS®, laboratory information management software. Mr. Smith has continued to expand eLab’s offerings to encompass testing products and services for the compliance testing industry, with the addition of general chemistry analyzers, chemical reagents, and a state of the art high complexity confirmation laboratory.
Recent developments include the design and development of a new 36,000 square foot corporate facility in Sandy Springs, Georgia, which also houses eLab’s highly specialized Next Day confirmation laboratory. Expansion is already underway for a genetic sequencing laboratory to support eLab’s pharmacogenetic drug metabolism, wellness and anti-aging testing solutions.
To accomplish eLab’s mission, Mr. Smith assembled a highly credentialed team to help design, develop, support and protect eLab’s innovations in toxicology, general chemistry, field applications, technical services for medical test equipment, medical compliancy, laboratory accreditation, billing, coding and regulatory compliance.
Prior to entering the medical laboratory software industry, Mr. Smith managed various teams responsible for developing logistics models and simulations of NASA and Air Force projects relating to Shuttle main engines, Shuttle assembly, Heavy Life Launch Vehicle concepts for future mission support, Titan launch simulations, Space Command Track and Telemetry modeling.
Rob LurieVice President and Chief Technology Officer, eLab® Solutions Corp.
As CTO, Rob Lurie is responsible for all aspects of eLab® Solutions technology, including oversight of the company’s global information network, technology strategy; IT planning, product development, engineering, implementation and operations; network planning, construction and operations; field operations, installation and maintenance; global supply chain; and corporate facilities.
Under Lurie’s leadership, eLab® Solutions has turbo-charged its innovation programs and now is recognized as an industry leader with its software solutions, including the company’s QuikLIMS® proprietary laboratory information management system.
Working with physicians, laboratories, and others, Lurie has architected eLab® Solutions to be open to collaboration, innovation, and global networking.
Prior to eLab®, Lurie worked with such notables as NASA, GM, Daimler Chrysler, Nokia, Lockheed-Martin, Motorola, Cadence, LabCorp, and others, to develop state of the art software solutions in a variety of environments. Mr. Lurie holds a B.S.E.E. from the University of Oklahoma and participated in the M.S.E.E. program at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Annie SmithChief Operating Officer, Assistant Corporation Secretary, eLab® Solutions Corp.
As chief operating officer, Ms. Smith’s passion is to provide leadership that encourages innovative thinking on the part of others and empowers them to develop to their full potential. With over 25 years management experience, including twelve years in the laboratory software environment, Ms. Smith has shared in the development and growth of eLab’s core products. Her technical background, along with first-hand laboratory experience, uniquely qualify her to act as liaison between the laboratory and the software team.
Prior to joining eLab, Smith used her coaching-style management techniques and technology skills to automate and improve process flow for several diverse corporations, including venture capital, aerospace, medical, and telecommunications.
Ms. Smith holds a bachelor of science in Business Administration from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where she graduated summa cum laude. Specializing in management information systems, she was presented the school’s prestigious Highest Academic Achievement award in 2004.
Christy LurieChief Financial Officer, eLab® Solutions Corp.
Christy Lurie is chief financial officer with responsibility for financial planning, accounting, tax, auditing, treasury, investor relations, and shared services for eLab® Solutions. Through her love of people, Lurie has helped grow eLab® by overseeing all human resources for the company.
Lurie actively works with general counsel for compliance activities, real estate opportunities, and business development. Lurie works closely with international vendors to coordinate the purchase and delivery of critical laboratory components to customers.
Previously, Lurie served as vice president and chief financial officer with responsibility for financial planning, operational reporting, business planning, and accounting policies for Fulcrum Software.
David Vance LucasGeneral Counsel, Corporate Secretary, eLab® Solutions Corp.
As the company’s chief legal officer, Lucas is responsible for all legal, regulatory and corporate matters. Lucas also manages all external legal resources of the company.
Mr. Lucas is well founded in technology and legal strategy, and blends operational experience with a deep intellectual property and compliance background. Mr. Lucas has advised public and private Boards of Directors on an array of legal, strategic and operational issues. Mr. Lucas has also helped companies define and implement multijurisdictional legal and compliance processes – critical in the rapidly expanding life sciences industry. Lucas also serves on the HudsonAlpha Foundation board which helps drive efforts to improve human health and quality of life through genomic research, educational outreach and economic development.
Immediately prior to joining eLab®, Lucas was a partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in the firm’s Intellectual Property and International practice groups. Previously, as General Counsel for Intergraph Corporation, Lucas was credited with a global intellectual property strategy, which resulted the generation of $1 Billion in royalties from Intel, Dell, HP, IBM, Texas Instruments and others. Mr. Lucas also represented Intergraph in its $1.3 Billion public sale to Texas Pacific Group, Hellman & Freeman, and JMI Equity, and its $2.125 Billion private sale to Hexagon Group AB.
Lucas is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (U.S. patent appeals) and 11th Circuit, and various U.S. District Courts. He is also admitted and licensed to practice in Alabama, Georgia and Texas. Based upon his multijurisdictional experience, Mr. Lucas has developed associations with renowned legal counsel worldwide.