Board Members


Jeffrey Leathe
Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Leathe is a highly experienced executive and corporate director with a proven, global track record of creating sustainable and high value outcomes across a broad array of industries. Most recently, Jeff was CEO and Chairman of the Board at Lantos Technologies where it achieved commercialization in the consumer audio and industrial hearing protection markets under the UVERO brand. As CEO and Chairman of the Board at Biocius Life Sciences, Mr. Leathe was involved in its acquisition by Agilent Technologies. Mr. Leathe served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of BioTrove Inc., and as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Apogent Technologies from 1990-2003. Mr. Leathe is a director and chairman of the audit committee for Bottomline Technologies, a NASDAQ-listed software firm. He received his MBA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, his B.S. from the University of New Hampshire and holds his CPA.

Can “Jon” Özbal, Ph.D.
President & CEO, PureHoney Technologies