Core Team

Genio Pugliese, MSc.

Founder & Chairman

Genio Pugliese has had over 30 years of international business experience, having co-founded two start-up companies with offices in North America and Asia. Mr. Pugliese has raised over $30M USD in equity and debt financings at various stages of corporate development. Genio’s education profile…

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Shreema Merchant, PhD, MSc, BSc

Molecular Biologist

Shreema is a Molecular Biologist with international experience in tech development, transfer and commercialization. Previously, she has held leadership positions within the industry and academia in Canada, India and Australia. She has played key roles in research and development of rapid diagnostic techniques…

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George Beck, P.Eng

VP of Business Development

George Beck brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Gengaia, with over 30 years of experience in business development.  George has successfully promoted and ran several businesses.  Having his Professional Engineering Degree has helped him tremendously in all areas of business because of his ability to keep current and constantly learning…

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