Leadership Team

John C. CarranoDr. John C. CarranoChairman and Chief Executive Officer Dr. John C. Carrano is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paratus Diagnostics, a firm he founded that specializes in medical devices for point-of-care diagnostics. Dr. Carrano was previously Vice President, Research & Development at Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX). Prior to Luminex, John was as a program manager at DARPA where he led several major Defense Department programs related to bio-sensing. Dr. Carrano was also on the faculty of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the United States Military Academy, and served as the Department Executive Officer. He retired from in the Army in 2005 with over 24 years of decorated service including a variety of command and staff positions worldwide. Dr. Carrano received his B.S. from West Point and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He has several patents and over 60 publications and is a Fellow of SPIE. In 2012 he was appointed by Secretary Napolitano to the Department of Homeland Security Science Advisory Board. You can find his LinkedIn page here.

Roland SchneiderMr. Roland SchneiderChief Operating OfficerMr. Roland Schneider currently leads engineering and development efforts for Paratus Diagnostics. Mr. Schneider has over 25 years of manufacturing experience, including 11 years as the Director of Advanced Manufacturing, Luminex Corporation where he was instrumental in leading the company from a startup to a successful publicly traded company. Under his leadership the manufacturing group transformed to a successful operation distributing products worldwide. He was a major contributor to all engineering efforts and developed equipment still being mass produced today. Under his supervision the plant expanded multiple times to accommodate new demands and growth. Previous to that, he held a number of management and engineering positions in the energy sector, including a major role for an energy sciences company where he led the commercialization of processes and development facilities in several shale plays, and leading the design, fabrication and operation of plants and equipment. Prior to that he worked for another company in the energy sector, where he lead the market launch, operation and manufacturing of produced water treatment equipment and the design of next generation equipment. You can find his LinkedIn page here.

John C. BabineauDr. John C. BabineauChief Dental Officer Dr. John C. Babineau, DMD serves as the Chief Dental Officer for Paratus Diagnostics. Dr Babineau is a graduate of Tufts Dental School. He has been in private practice for over 25 years, and is currently the co-owner (with his wife, Lori Babineau, DMD) of Babineau Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Austin, Texas. Dr. Babineau is also the Chief Dental Officer of Dental Health Management Solutions, a worldwide leader in providing portable and mobile dental services. DHMS provides our troops with pre-deployment dental screenings, digital imaging and treatment, onsite, using portable dental equipment or dental specialty vehicles fully equipped to provide dental care.

Meet our Board of Directors.