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Menlo Park, CA, September 28, 2020 – FlemingMartin is pleased to announce that Talis Biomedical, an innovative diagnostics company focused on infectious diseases, has hired Douglas (Doug) Liu to be their new Senior Vice President of Operations.

Doug brings to Talis in-depth experience in operations, strategic planning, and R&D in molecular diagnostics. In this role, he will be responsible for global operations and manufacturing. Prior to joining Talis, Doug served as Senior Vice President of Global Operations at QIAGEN, where he was responsible for formulating and implementing the company’s strategy as a member of the Executive Committee. In that position, he oversaw manufacturing, quality assurance/quality control, supply chain, planning, purchasing, customer care, technical support, engineering, program management, and facilities.

He successfully integrated 15 companies into QIAGEN and supported the company’s growth while improving quality, customer satisfaction, and compliance. Prior to QIAGEN, Doug had positions of increasing responsibility at Bayer Healthcare, Chiron, and Abbott Labs. He also was Chair of BioHealth Innovation, a regional innovation intermediary focused on developing the life science industry in Maryland, as well as the Co-Chair of the Maryland Life Science Advisory Committee. Doug earned a BS from the University of Illinois and an MBA. with honors from Boston University.


Talis LogoTalis is an innovative biomedical diagnostics company focused on infectious diseases and driven by a combination of proprietary technologies, unique capabilities, and a desire to revolutionize medicine. Talis’ new diagnostic platform will enable rapid testing across a wide range of healthcare settings, changing the way health care providers diagnose and treat millions of patients. Talis is entering commercialization with a focus on rapid point of care testing for COVID-19.


Fleming Martin Color Logo Medium 72 PpiFlemingMartin is a leading retained executive search firm with offices in Northern and Southern California. FlemingMartin partners with Boards, Private Equity Firms and CEOs of companies to build successful execution-focused management teams. FlemingMartin focuses on the Life Sciences, Technology, and Financial Services industries. The Firm’s principals are trusted advisors and business partners who enable companies to gain powerful, far-reaching, and lasting contributions from their executive-level human capital.