Dr. Xu Han

President and Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Xu Han founded CryoCrate in 2012 to pursue the innovation of cryopreservation devices and related media. He is an internationally recognized cryobiologist, the Top Reviewer for the Journal of Cryobiology, and serves as an NIH SBIR reviewer. He holds an undergraduate degree in thermal science, PhD degree in mechanical engineering, and completed his post-doc training in cryopreservation associated with comparative medicine.

Based primarily on Dr. Han’s pioneering work, in 2015, CryoCrate received a National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award for cryopreservation device development. In 2016, CryoCrate received a FastTrack Award from the University of Missouri for cryopreservation media GMP production and a Coulter Partnership award for an innovative device for the cryopreservation of corneas. In 2018-2019, CryoCrate received awards from the USDA, Coulter Foundation, and NIH SBIR totaling $2M to further Dr. Han’s research in the areas of heart cryopreservation, embryo cryopreservation, and the preservation of engineered tissues.


Arthur E. Quillo

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Quillo joined CryoCrate in 2019 and has over 30 years experience in the healthcare industry. He has held sales management and executive level positions in medical device manufacturers, a capital medical equipment finance firm and a large provider organization. His successful background has included public companies, privately held mid-level enterprises and early stage medical technology and business operations startups. In 2000, he founded Trinity Health Care, LLC with his own funds, partnered with premier local radiology groups and later added private investment. Trinity developed, owned and operated ten outpatient diagnostic facilities in California which were sold at above current market average multiples.