Spencer has been involved in the development of instrumentation and software for the Life Sciences for over 2 decades. Prior to Halo Labs, Spencer was Sr. Director of R&D for ForteBio (the biologics business unit of Molecular Devices) and responsible for leading a team of engineers and scientists through the technical and strategic challenges of developing the next generation of assays, consumables and instruments for protein characterization and Biologics discovery. Before ForteBio, Spencer held senior positions at Molecular Devices, MDS Analytical Technologies, and Axon Instruments, where he was involved with the development of market-leading analytical tools for imaging and bioinformatics. Spencer holds a B.S. in Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology from the University of Calgary.