Aaron Kettle is a product manager for the Accelerated Solvent Extraction (ASE), AutoTrace 280 Automated SPE and Rocket Evaporator systems in the Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry group at Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Aaron began his career as a commissioned officer in the United States Navy’s Medical Service Corps and served as a forensic toxicologist and technical director at the Navy Drug Screening Laboratory Great Lakes. He also served as an expert witness for military court proceedings and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense as a subject matter expert for immunoassay screening and GC-MS analysis. Following his military service, Aaron has held roles in technical sales for immunoassay reagents and chromatography systems, and market development for environmental markets. In his current role, Aaron is responsible for the strategic development of the automated sample preparation technologies as well as marketing and technical support for the ASE, AutoTrace 280 and Rocket Evaporator Systems. Aaron received his Master of Public Health degree in Toxicology from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health and his Master of Business Administration degree from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.