WHY MARQMETRIX?

THE RECOGNIZED LEADER IN COMPOSITIONAL ANALYSIS PROVIDING BUSINESS OPTIMIZATION UTILIZING RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY

Imagine having the durable, reliable tools that allow you to analyze and achieve an exact level of product quality with minimal interruption to the business process. MarqMetrix® is turning this idea into a reality with its revolutionary optical measurement technology. 

Leveraging a deep understanding of our customers’ process measurement needs, we deliver innovative products ideally suited for solving complex industrial challenges. Our goal is to carry forward the simplicity embodied in the original TouchRaman™ BallProbe® and make Raman-based technology accessible by driving out cost and complexity.

THE MARQMETRIX STORY

Founded in Seattle in 2012, MarqMetrix, Inc. was established by Brian Marquardt and Scott Van Vuren with the goal of fully commercializing the intellectual property Marquardt developed at the University of Washington. Knowing it would change the landscape of chemical measurement as we know it, they wanted to leverage its real-world applications and make TouchRaman BallProbe technology available to a wide range of industries. 

After years of gaining partners and building a multi-disciplinary technical team, MarqMetrix now works with a number of recognizable global and private sector brands across a multitude of industries that include; pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, biotech and food and beverage. These partnerships include the University of Washington, where the company signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement for the Marquardt patents related to the TouchRaman BallProbe.

THE BEST MINDS IN THE BUSINESS

Founders

BRIAN MARQUARDT PH.D

Founder CEO and Chief Technical Officer 

BRIAN MARQUARDT is a renowned expert in the field of spectroscopy and an industry leader in process Raman. In his role with MarqMetrix, Marquardt sets the corporate direction, drawing on over 20 years of solving complex measurement challenges and developing process-measurement solutions across a variety of industries, including the oil & gas, bio-tech, chemical and pharmaceutical markets. Marquardt also works with the University of Washington as director of the Center for Process Analysis and Control.  

 

Company Principals

SCOTT VAN VUREN

Founder and Chief Operating Officer

SCOTT VAN VUREN, with over 25 years of experience with both start-ups and global Fortune 50 corporations, Van Vuren is responsible for MarqMetrix’s commercialization. His ability to create and deliver innovative business models has resulted in a number of partnerships between MarqMetrix and highly recognized global brands. Prior to MarqMetrix, Van Vuren spent two decades at Microsoft, as well as roles at Intel and the startup Software Support.

ERIK BASERMAN

Operations

ERIK BASERMAN oversees Operations for MarqMetrix.  Prior to joining MarqMetrix, Baserman was the CTO at Halosource, driving commercial success through product innovation and operational excellence. Baserman has over 20 years of experience with roles in marketing, R&D and operations at Fortune 500 companies, as well as technology start-ups. Baserman holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Washington.

TOM PIERSON

Finance

TOM PIERSON oversees Finance for MarqMetrix. Pierson spent the 11 years in finance and strategy roles at Nordstrom. His responsibilities included management of Nordstrom’s M&A and investing activities as part of the corporate development team and as finance leader for Nordstrom’s marketing division. Prior to Nordstrom, Pierson spent five years in investment banking providing financial advisory services to middle market and emerging growth companies throughout the Western U.S.

KEVIN SUPINGER

Software Engineering

KEVIN SUPINGER is a pioneer in the computer hardware and software industry. Supinger has held senior level roles at Intel, Microsoft, Gates Foundation and Intellectual Ventures. A hands-on software architect, Supinger has written many standards in use today and is leading MarqMetrix’s software efforts developing industry-leading applications using the latest Microsoft technologies.

GIORA PROSKUROWSKI PH.D

Raman Spectroscopy Applications

GIORA PROSKUROWSKI, for more than 10 years, has developed and produced oceanographic instruments. He has designed and built equipment to withstand some of the most extreme environments on the planet. 

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