Joe Bertelsen

Chief Commercial Officer

With over 20 years’ commercial leadership experience in the life science tools and drug development industries, Joseph brings an extensive sales record that will be instrumental to the commercial launch strategy and explosive adoption of Nuclera’s eProtein Discovery™ platform.

Joseph joins Nuclera from the Institute for Protein Innovation, a research institute focused on providing synthetic antibodies and protein expertise, where he was the Director of Commercialization responsible for establishing a sustainable antibody distribution entity. Joseph has held numerous senior positions at protein-focused companies driving strategies to maximize industry impact and profitability. Prior roles include SVP of Global Sales and Marketing at Diagenode (acquired by Hologic), a life sciences company providing tools for molecular epigenetics research and infectious disease diagnostics, and Director of Sales at Abcam, a company specializing in the production and distribution of research antibodies.

Outside of work Joseph enjoys traveling the globe with his family, which includes living in Europe for several years.

Joseph has a MSc in Pharmaceutical Medicine from Hibernia College, Ireland, and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University.

Joe Bertelsen