President and Chief Executive Officer
An entrepreneur, engineer, inventor, Tamer currently serves as Aspect Biosystems' President and Chief Executive Officer. Tamer co-founded Aspect in 2013 and has played a leading role in the Company’s overall corporate, business, and technology development. Under his leadership, Aspect has secured significant funding, entered strategic collaborations with best-in-class pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and developed its commercial products. In his previous appointment as Chief Technology Officer of the company, Tamer drove the innovation and development of the Company’s core technologies and intellectual property. As a leader in the field of 3D bioprinting, he has been invited to speak on this topic at venues ranging from TEDx to industry, scientific and executive conferences. He was awarded BC's Top 40 under 40 and Top 30 under 30 awards for demonstrating excellence in business, judgement, leadership, and community contribution. Tamer serves on the Board of Directors of the Stem Cell Network, Canada’s foremost research organization dedicated to enabling the translation of stem cell and regenerative medicine research into clinical applications, commercial products and public policy. He also serves on the Board of ACETECH, a non-profit training and mentoring organization for CEOs of technology and life sciences companies. Tamer holds a B.A.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering and M.A.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia.