Dr. Kwame Amponsah is the CEO & Founder of Xallent LLC, based in Ithaca, NY. He leads a team of talented professionals towards the development of novel diagnostic solutions for the semiconductor and biomedical industries. He serves as a principal investigator managing multiple projects of strategic national interest to the US Government at the following agencies; Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), National Science Foundation (NSF), and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He obtained his BS, MEng, MS, and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering fromCornell University. At his free time, he enjoys listening to music and playing disc golf.