Dr. Monde Qhobosheane serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer at Analytik Jena US LLC. Analytik Jena US (AJUS) is the legal entity for the German-based company Analytik Jena GmbH, a leading manufacturer of Life Science, Liquid Handling/Automation, and Chemical Analysis technologies and solutions.
In addition to leading the AJUS business, Qhobosheane works closely with the Endress + Hauser parent company to provide the “Lab to Process” experience for the industrial process market. His vision has been carried forward to AJUS, and—to support the vision—the AJUS team has a clear mission to “Create an avalanche of new customers, satisfy their needs, and keep them close.”
Qhobosheane began his professional career with roles at Life Sciences Inc. and then Ocean Optics Inc., currently known as Ocean Insight. Early in his tenure at Ocean Insight, Qhobosheane quickly identified an unaddressed market and developed a global business unit focused on the Science education market. While at Ocean Insight, Qhobosheane received a certificate in Executive Leadership from the University of Reading (UK) Henley Business School.
After his time at Henley, Qhobosheane accepted a new role with Spectro, Inc. as Sales Director for the Americas. Following his great success at Spectro, Inc., he transitioned to Spectro Analytical Instruments (Ametek Co.) to lead its North America subsidiary. It was at Spectro Analytical that Qhobosheane developed his vision on how to ensure annual growth, coining the phrase, “keeping our customers’ business in business.”
Qhobosheane earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh and received his PhD in Bio-Analytical Chemistry from the University of Florida. He is a pioneer of biochemically modifying nanoparticles with enzymes and DNA to understand biological processes.