John Fry Chief, Legal Counsel at Harvard Bioscience

John Fry

Chief Legal Counsel and Corporation Secretary



John Fry joined Harvard Bioscience as Chief Legal Counsel in 2022. He has over 15 years’ experience as a public company general counsel in the life science, medical imaging and security technology industries, having previously led the legal functions at Quanterix Corporation and Analogic Corporation. Earlier in his legal career, Fry served in private practice with a focus on business and technology law and as chief counsel for Philips Medical Systems’ global computed tomography business. Fry began his career as an electrical engineer and engineering manager. An advanced gas analyzer aimed at improving efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in power generation applications initially developed by Fry and his team remains in commercial production some 35 years after its launch. He is a named inventor on 10 United States patents.


Fry holds a juris doctor degree, summa cum laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Case Western Reserve University.