The University City Science Center announced today that Stephen S. Tang, Ph.D., MBA, will step down as President & CEO to join OraSure Technologies Inc. OSUR as President & CEO. Tang has led the Science Center since February, 2008. It is expected that Dr. Tang will transition his Science Center management responsibilities during the first quarter and join OraSure on April 1, 2018.
"Over the past 10 years, Steve has led a strategic plan designed to transform the Science Center from a traditional real-estate focused research park to an innovation powerhouse, and, in the process, reconnected the Science Center to its original mission and shareholders," says Board Chairman Craig R. Carnaroli. "During Steve's tenure, the Science Center has launched new programs to support technology commercialization, strengthened partnerships with the region's academic and research institutions and launched the largest campus expansion in our 55-year history.