New CFO brings a wealth of financial and investment experience across healthcare and the life sciences

SOUTH RIDING, VA. – July 12, 2022Slone Partners, a nationwide executive search firm for life sciences, biotechnology, and healthcare companies, has announced the placement of Edward Fan as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Clear Labs, the leader in fully automated, next-generation sequencing (NGS) for turnkey genomic surveillance and diagnostics.

Fan joins Clear Labs following a distinguished career in healthcare investment banking at J.P. Morgan, where he advised life sciences tools and diagnostics companies on IPOs, M&A, and other financial activities, and Lazard, where he served as a Vice President and advised healthcare companies on M&A and other strategic matters. Earlier in his career, Fan held operating roles at Sanofi, Werfen, and Shire Pharmaceuticals in marketing, product management, competitive intelligence, and R&D. He also provided consulting services to in vitro diagnostics companies at Boston Biomedical Consultants.

“Edward Fan is a highly respected and admired financial and operations leader with a wealth of experience across healthcare and the life sciences industry,” said Slone Partners CEO Leslie Loveless. “He is extremely smart, passionate, and visionary, and will be a wonderful addition to the Clear Labs leadership team.”

“Ed is an accomplished business leader and brings a significant and unique blend of experience spanning the investment banking, clinical diagnostics, biotech and pharma industries,” said Sasan Amini, co-founder and CEO of Clear Labs. “We are excited for the significant growth opportunities in front of Clear Labs, and Ed’s appointment underscores our commitment to bringing on the best and brightest minds in our field.”

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Clear Labs team and excited by our mission and opportunity to deliver our capabilities to more public health organizations, reference labs, hospitals and epidemiologists worldwide,” said Fan.

Fan earned both a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from Tufts University.


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Clear Labs harnesses the power of next-generation sequencing (NGS) to simplify complex workflows for clinical and applied markets. By creating a fully automated platform that brings together DNA sequencing, robotics and cloud-based analytics, Clear Labs liberates genomics to deliver increased clarity. Clear Labs’ turnkey platform accelerates outcomes and improves accuracy for detection and surveillance of infectious diseases. With a novel approach, Clear Labs is helping the world better understand, track, and mitigate tomorrow’s novel pathogens. For more information about Clear Labs and all of its offerings, visit