Howard Kartstein is part of the global business team at Owlstone Medical providing Breath Biopsy services to clinicians and researchers exploring breath-based biomarkers. Prior to joining Owlstone, Howard helped clinicians to identify Inherited Metabolic Disorders and resolve diagnostic odysseys at Metabolon Precision Medicine. Before (re)joining Metabolon, he managed a five person sales team for Eurofins Pharma Discovery, and directed client interactions for companies using Second Genome’s microbiome profiling and analysis services. Howard was a member of the early business team at Metabolon developing the company’s pharmaceutical and consumer health franchises and has worked in sales and marketing for product and service companies including Cerep, Genzyme, PerSeptive Diagnostics and Seragen. Howard received his degree in microbiology from the University of New Hampshire, his advisors including Richard Blakemore, Tom Pistole and Robert Zsigray.