Translational Software® is enabling healthcare providers to realize the promise of precision medicine. We simplify complex genetic data into evidence-based actionable recommendations and deliver information in platform agnostic formats. Our vision is to inform clinical decisions affecting patients around the world with the best available personalized guidance to ensure effective care.
Today we provide actionable information for pharmacogenomics, carrier screening and wellness. Since 2013 our network of over 80 labs have delivered over 1 million support recommendations to more than 20 thousand clinicians.
Founder & CEO
Don founded Translational Software® to accelerate the use of molecular diagnostics. Prior to this he had a 14 year career at Microsoft, holding a variety of roles in providing Internet access to MSN, pioneering Virtual Private Networking products, and integrating Instant Messaging with Voice Over IP networks. Don founded the BioIT Alliance from within Microsoft to accelerate collaboration in translational research.
Houda Hachad, Pharm.D.
Chief Science Officer
Houda is an entrepreneurial scientist with deep experience in pharmacology and pharmacogenetics. At the University of Washington, she co-developed two knowledge-based technologies, a drug interaction database (DIDB) and a pharmacogenetics database (e-PKGene©). Both leverage revenue-based funding and are widely used by pharmaceutical companies, regulatory agencies, and academic institutions worldwide.
VP, Sales and Marketing
Yoav, has served in several Global Sales roles within the life science research and regenerative medicine field with Harvard Bioscience, Corning Life Sciences, and Becton Dickinson. Yoav holds an M.B.A. from Pacific Lutheran University and earned a B.B.A. from Baruch College-City University of New York.
Director of Software Architecture
Yin brings more than 30 years of experience building software systems at Microsoft, TeleSys Software and Synergie.
Director of Business Development
For the past 20 years, Rick has held business development and sales management positions in the healthcare business environment. His experience ranges from large multinational corporations, including 16 years at Pfizer, to leading-edge startup companies. He is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Business.
Director of Finances and Operations
Mireille Nelson has an extensive background in business management, finance and marketing. She has applied her sharp organizational and leadership expertise in areas of e-commerce, education, travel, and public relations. She started her career with a focus on international marketing for a $1B international industrial engineering company in Europe.
Avadhut Joshi, Ph.D.
Clinical Pharmacogenomics Lead
Avadhut previously led preclinical development for small molecule inhibitors for high grade glioma as Research Associate Faculty in Neurosurgery/Neuro-Oncology Johns Hopkins University, where he also served as a Research Fellow.
Support Team Scientific Lead
Jared received his M.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University and brings technical and scientific experience to Translational’s support team. Prior to joining, he conducted research in both translational neuromedicine and nanoparticle drug delivery.
Software Engineering Manager
Jeremy has a nearly 15 years of development experience from embedded systems to n-tier web-based solutions. He combines his expertise in management, software development, and problem solving to help lead the engineering team.
Hannah uses her background in customer service and project management to welcome new customers and accelerate their success. She graduated from Occidental College, where she majored in Diplomacy & World Affairs and Spanish.
Jennifer brings a talent for distilling insight from complex information. She majored in Biochemistry at the University of Washington, where she helped start a project on Ogden Syndrome genetics as an undergraduate researcher in the pharmacology department.
Technical Account Associate for Science
Jessica received her M.S. in Pharmacogenomics from Manchester University and has a background in pharmaceutical science. She uses her customer service experience in tandem with her degree to assist our clients with their science training and validation.
Technical Account Associate
For the past 13 years, Nikolay has provided operational and technical support to medical sites, internal teams, and vendors to run clinical studies. He is a graduate of the Eastern Washing University.
Senior Software Engineer
Joe received his degree in Computer Science from the University of Washington. Prior to joining TSI, he spent 6 years at Microsoft working on cloud services and data indexing engines for Xbox and Windows
Technical Account Manager
After graduating from Occidental College, Celia worked in data analytics at healthcare and political organizations in Washington D.C. At Translational™, she helps new customers ramp up quickly and assists in report design for new products.