Paul Lem, M.D.
Founder & CEO
As Spartan's Chief Executive Officer, Paul is responsible for setting the company's strategy and leading its implementation. He also oversees sales and marketing, and ensures that Spartan's culture stays true to its values. Paul co-founded Spartan with John Lem and Dr. Jamie Spiegelman in 2005.
Prior to Spartan, Paul served as Vice President, Product Management at DNA Genotek (acquired by Orasure Technologies). He was also founder and CEO of Plexagen.
Paul holds a bachelor's degree in human biology from the University of Toronto, and a medical degree from the University of Ottawa. He graduated from the inaugural class of Singularity University. In 2010, Paul was honored with the $200K Premier's Catalyst Award for Best Young Innovator.