Management Team

Ed Brennan, PhD, President & CEO

Dr. Brennan joined Nexus Dx as CEO in November 2011, following the acquisition by Samsung. Previously he was the Chief Integration Officer at ITC Nexus Holding Company, a medical diagnostics business in Piscataway, New Jersey, which resulted from the merger of ITC and Nexus Dx, Inc. Dr. Brennan was one of the original employees of Nexus Dx. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of CryoCor, Inc. until June 2008, when the company was sold to Boston Scientific Corporation. From January 2004, he served as Chairman of HemoSense, Inc. until its sale to Inverness Medical Innovations in November 2007. While a Director at HemoSense since 2000, he was also a Managing Partner at Perennial Ventures, a Seattle based venture capital firm, beginning in 2001. Prior to that time, he served as Vice President at Tredegar Investments.

Dr. Brennan has participated in the development, management and financing of new medical technology ventures for over 30 years, including scientific and executive positions with Syntex, Inc., UroSystems, Inc., Medtronic, Inc., DepoMed Systems, Inc. and CadioGenesis Corp. Dr. Brennan currently serves on the Board of Kilroy Realty Corporation and several private companies. He is also on the Board of Trustees of Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Brennan holds a BA in Chemistry and Biology, and a PhD in Biology from University of California, Santa Cruz.


Nam Shin, Chief Operating Officer

With over twenty years experience working in the IVD Point of Care and pharmaceutical industry, Nam was previously President & CEO of Polaris BioSolution, Inc. He has worked at both Alfa Scientific and Princeton Biomeditech as Director of Operations and New Product Development. Nam has also worked as the Strategic Planning Manager in the Strategy Office of Hanil Synthetic Fiber Group. He holds a BS/MS in Biochemistry from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea and a MBA in Strategy and Marketing from Rutgers University, NJ.


Jim P. McMenamy, Vice President — Marketing & Sales

Jim has over twenty five years experience in the worldwide Point of Care Diagnositcs and Medical Devices segments, handling responsibilities in marketing, sales, business development and general management. Jim was previously VP & General Manager of Alfa Scientific. At Inverness Medical Innovations he was the VP of Distribution Relations and at Innovacon/Inverness Medical Professional Diagnostics. He also previously worked as Marketing Director for Quidel Corp., VP Marketing & Sales for AGEN Biomedical and as a Hematology Marketing Manager at Becton Dickinson in Franklin Lakes, NJ. Jim has a BS in Biomedical Engineering/Medical Lab Technology and a MBA in Marketing and Health Administration from Rutgers University, NJ.