Name: Kevin Conroy
Position: Incoming CEO and director, Third Wave Technologies
Background: Vice president of legal affairs, vice president and general counsel, Third Wave Technologies, 2004-2006
Team manager, GE Healthcare, 2000-2004
Education: JD, University of Michigan
Just before the holiday season, Third Wave announced its CEO, John Puisis, would step down as part of the company's transition from a research-tools company to a pure-play molecular diagnostics firm.