Santa Clara University

Jamie Kole

Jamie Kole

Vice President, Finance and Administration, Ion Torrent, a Life Technologies company

Jamie Kole joined Ion Torrent in December 2009, bringing over 20 years of finance and operational experience ranging from research phase start-ups to publicly traded companies. Prior to Ion Torrent, she was chief financial officer and vice president, operations at iPierian, a stem cell therapeutics company. At iPierian, she was responsible for managing the finance and administrative functions as the company established and expanded the start-up operations. 

From 2001 to 2008, Jamie was vice president finance at Affymetrix, and acted as chief financial officer from December 2006 to June 2007. She oversaw many facets of finance and commercial operations as the company scaled from a $200 to $370 million entity. From 1994 to 2000, she worked in various domestic and international finance management positions at Dade Behring, a clinical diagnostics company. Prior to Dade Behring, she held positions of increasing responsibility at Xerox Corporation.

Jamie holds an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BS in Applied Mathematics from the Rochester Institute of Technology.