Management

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Dey co-founded Bluejay Diagnostics in 2015, after co-founding Lana Management & Business Research International (LMBRI) in 2007. LMBRI, which became inactive in 2017, was a management consulting company focused on the launch and marketing of medical products in the US, Japan and EU.

Mr. Dey spent about eight years at LMBRI, consulting with companies such as Toray Industries, Hitachi Chemicals (now Showa Denko Materials Co. Ltd.), and Fuji Chemicals. Prior to this, he held executive positions at several firms. From 2005–07, he was Vice President of Business Development and Market for Definines, AG (acquired by AstraZeneca). From 2001–05, he was Head of Business Development, Western US, at IMPATH, Inc. Here, he handled three business units and the introduction of a new product, Her2neu Diagnostics, for the treatment of breast cancer, with Herceptin. He was also Chief Business Officer at Genmethrax, Inc; Manager, Technology Licensing, Thomas Jefferson Medical University; and Manager, Technology Licensing, Ciba Geigy (Novartis).

Mr. Dey is a Bachelor of Science and has a master’s degree in Biochemistry from Visva-Bharati University in India and PhD in Lipid Membrane Biochemistry from Biological Research Center in Hungary. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree (Fulbright Scholarship) from the University of Cambridge.

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Cook joined Bluejay in 2021. From 2014–21, he served as Chief Executive Officer at NanoHybrids, Inc., a nanotechnology company focused on developing theranostic nanoparticle platform technologies. Here, he was Director and Chairman of the Board from 2020–21, and Senior Scientist from 2014–17, overseeing the development of several core technologies.

Dr. Cook did his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, focusing on the design and development of medical diagnostic systems. His postdoctoral work included improving the bioconjugation strategies of nanoparticles for molecular targeting. Dr. Cook also serves as Ad-hoc Reviewer for numerous panels at the National Institute of Health and peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Chief Commercial Officer

Mr. Vance joined Bluejay in 2021. Prior to this, from 2016–18, he was Chief Business Development Executive at Vibra Healthcare, an operator of 46 long-term acute care hospitals.

Over 2013–16, Mr. Vance was Director of Business Development in the Commercial Division at Lifebridge Health Systems. The company was engaged in converting multiple hospitals and entities into accountable care organization (ACO) systems. He was responsible for joint ventures and expansion of commercial services, including urgent care, outpatient surgery, outpatient physical therapy, sleep centers, homecare, and retail pharmacy.

During 2005–11, Mr. Vance was Senior Executive Director of Business Development and Marketing for UMass Memorial Healthcare, a seven-hospital system. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Western New England College and Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts.

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Fisher joined Bluejay in 2022. Prior to this, from 2010 to 2021, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Meridian Bancorp, Inc., a $6.6 billion NASDAQ-listed financial institution, and its subsidiary, East Boston Savings Bank (merged with Rockland Trust in November 2021). Prior to that, he served as Vice President and Treasurer at Beverly National Bank and as a senior auditor at Parent, McLaughlin & Nangle, CPAs (now Marcum LLP).

Mr. Fisher is a Certified Public Accountant. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and is a graduate of the New England School for Financial Studies.

Vice President, Regulatory, Quality and Compliance

Mr. Rule joined Bluejay in 2022. Prior to this, from 2017 to 2022, he was Director, Regulatory Affairs/Devices at Fresenius Medical Care’s Renal Therapies Group. Prior to that, from 2014 to 2017, he provided medical device/pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs consulting services to an international medical device manufacturer. Before that, from 2007 to 2014, Mr. Rule held various leadership roles in Quality/Quality Assurance at ProTom International Holding Corporation, Optos Inc., and Spire Biomedical Corporation.

Mr. Rule graduated with a Master of Science in Marketing and Technological Innovation at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He earned a Certificate of Professional Achievement in Administration and Management from Harvard University. And he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University. Mr. Rule is an ASQ Six Sigma Green Belt and has training as an ISO 13485 Auditor. He has additional qualifications in Project and Program Management as well as FDA Clinical Trial oversight.