Leadership

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Michael Key

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to co-founding Impello, where Michael oversees product development, innovation, and implementation, Michael was the Director of horticultural R&D at Functional Remedies, the first USDA certified organic hemp farm in the United States. Michael has also been a research assistant in the Center for Rhizosphere Biology at Colorado State University, where he earned his degree in Horticulture.

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Eric Hagstrom

Chief Operating Officer

Eric is the COO and co-founder of Impello Biosciences, where he works alongside our scientists to turn visionary ideas into products. Previously, Eric worked for CW Technologies, where he and his team developed investment strategies for real estate development projects. Prior to his business career, and directly following college, Eric played professional golf in Arizona. Eric has a B. A. from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. 

Adam DeRosa

Chief Commercial Officer

Adam is responsible for setting Impello's commercial strategy, including its sales forces and initatives to drive business growth. Prior to co-founding Impello Biosciences, Adam worked in Tokyo with Mitsubishi's Global Strategy Department. He later helped develop a lead generation team with The Regis Company, a leadership consulting organization based in Golden, CO. Adam is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a degree in economics.