Shane Needham Bio: Dr. Needham is a serial entrepreneur and scientist. Dr. Needham is founder, President and CEO of Veloxity Labs. Veloxity Labs is a bioanalytical CRO focused on LC-MS with the founders having more than 100 years experience and a unique structure of being employee owned and operated. Dr. Needham has more than 30 years-experience in LC-MS bioanalysis. He is known as a resident expert in bioanalysis and has over 200 publications in the area. Dr. Needham is a serial entrepreneur for scientific businesses including two CRO’s and a scientific consulting business. His businesses have a return on investment of >70,000% over 20 years. His CRO’s have been listed as a fastest growing company by INC 5000. Under his direction his labs have led the industry in dried blood spot analysis, microflow LC-MS/MS and small and large molecule (ADC’s, biomarkers, Oligonucleotides, mAbs, et. al.) bioanalysis.
Shane is also a wrestling coach, national champion bodybuilder, state champion powerlifter and Ted Talk speaker. Shane has four children and considers them his biggest accomplishment.