Hansjoerg HAAS
Senior Director and General Manager, Laboratory Automation, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Canada

Dr. Hansjoerg Haas is Senior Director and General Manager of Laboratory Automation at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Haas received his PhD. from the Justus Liebig University, department of Biochemistry, Giessen (Germany) in 1993.


Throughout his 25 year career he has championed laboratory automation solutions to help further drug discovery and development at pharma, biopharma and academic institutions.  For the past 20 years with Thermo Fisher Scientific, he has held a variety of positions in business development and management primarily focused on automated technologies to help research scientists.


The company's recent product developments have enabled the deployment of large scale automation solutions for Synthetic Biology. Additionally, Thermo Fisher Scientific is an industry partner and founding member of the Global Biofoundry Consortium. Dr. Haas is actively involved with the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) and held a number of positions including Member of the Board and Chair of North American Council.