Dr. Axel Strittmatter

Angestellt, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer Genetic Medical Diagnostic, Medisupport Services

Wallisellen, Switzerland


MORE than 10 year of experince in NGS
Expert for NGS technical consulting
High level skills in NGS solutions
Industrial partner
Pharma concepts
Medical diagnostic services
Profound know-how in NGS technology
International market experiences
Strong background in fungal genetics
Excellent PhD in microbiology and genetics
Head of NGS production - running a NGS lab
Setup from scratch a NGS lab
PhD in molecular microbiology
Key Account Management
RNA sequencing (RNAseq)
DNA sequencing (DNAseq)
ChIP sequencing (CHiPseq)


Professional experience for Axel Strittmatter

  • Current 3 years and 3 months, since May 2021

    Chief Marketing & Sales Officer Genetic Medical Diagnostic

    Medisupport Services

    Responsible for NGS sales revenues and NGS research services. Head of sales & marketing. Direct cooperation with CEO and CSO of company.

  • Current 3 years and 3 months, since May 2021

    Chief Sales Marketing Officer Microbiome Analysis

    Ortho-Analytic (Genesupport)

    16S microbiome analysis and functional fecal diagnostic services and medical genetic counseling services. Services to increase the understanding of genetic diseases, management options and explain the risks and benefits of genetic diagnostic services. Implementation of 16S competence center and microbiome diagnostic services in Ortho-Analytic (Zurich). Sales and Marketing and network activities.

  • Current 9 years, since Aug 2015

    Head of Sales

    Fasteris SA

    Head of Sales Next Generation Sequencing

  • 4 years and 3 months, Apr 2011 - Jun 2015

    Business Development Manager Next Generation Sequencing

    Eurofins Genomics

    Selling and consulting of all NGS sequencing services inclduing business development of NGS portfolio

  • 2 years and 7 months, Oct 2008 - Apr 2011

    Sales Manager Europe, Next Generation Sequencing

    Eurofins MWG Operon

    Project design, discussing and selling of NGS business. Implementing new NGS business. Training of Sales team. Supporting Sales in other countries of EMEA nd ROW.

Educational background for Axel Strittmatter

  • Biochemie, Zoologie, Mikrobiologie und Genetik

    Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen

  • Microbiology and Genetics

    Georg-August University of Goettingen

    Biology, transcriptional regulalation, translational regulation, protein engeneering, bacterial genome sequencing, annotation and characterisation; fungal genetics and molecular microbiology


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French



Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)
DNA sequencing technology
Sales activities - B2B - NGS consulting
Setup and running a NGS sequencing facility

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