Dr. Shane Needham received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Washington State University and his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Needham is Founder, CEO and President of Veloxity Labs LLC in Peoria, IL and Founder of Needham Scientific, Inc. in Moscow, ID. Veloxity Labs, LLC is a premier and unique LC-MS bioanalytical lab launched in 2021 for digital transformation of delivery of data with high speed and quality. Needham Scientific, Inc. is a consulting company that solves, analytical and business challenges for clients. Shane has more than 200 publications in the area of LC-MS/MS. Shane is a serial entrepreneur with his six businesses since 2000 having a return on investment of >70,000%. Shane’s labs have been awarded as the fastest growing by INC 5000 in 2014 and been given the start-up of the year award in 2022. Shane is often an invited speaker, expert author and expert witness for analytical chemistry. His experience in analytical chemistry, team building, lab design and business has helped many people and organizations around the globe. Shane is a member of many organizational advisory boards. Shane is also a Ted Talk Speaker.
Shane is also a wrestling coach, national champion bodybuilder, state champion powerlifter and Ted Talk speaker. Shane has four children and considers them his biggest accomplishment.
“I am honored to be a part of the PCSIG and drive better sampling methods for patients to bring therapeutics to market more quickly. I am also delighted that my lab, Veloxity Labs is involved in improving the bioanalytical workflows for microsampling and patient centric sampling”.