Who We Are


Cryoport is the industry’s most trusted provider of cold chain logistics solutions for temperature-sensitive life sciences materials, serving biopharmaceutical, IVF and surrogacy and animal health organizations around the world. Cryoport’s proprietary Cryoport Express® liquid nitrogen dry vapor shippers, Cryoportal™ logistics management platform, leading-edge Smartpak II™ condition monitoring system paired with unparalleled cold chain expertise and 24/7/365 customer support, make Cryoport the end-to-end cold chain logistics partner the industry trusts.

Meet Shannon Curiel

Sr. Director, Business Development Reproductive Medicine

Meet Shannon Curiel

Shannon Curiel is Director of Sales, Reproductive Medicine (IVF) at Cryoport. Curiel launched her career in sales and logistics when joining FedEx, starting a 20-year adventure in logistics management – one that included complex sales and the coordination of medical and non-medical shipments worldwide. At Cryoport, Curiel identified the unique needs of fertility clinics and their patients for worldwide cryogenic shipping. For the past 8 years, she has worked with clinics and patients, focusing on building advanced cryogenic logistics solutions specializing in cold chain management. She is deeply involved in the end-to-end logistics for shipping IVF domestically and internationally. Curiel holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Stephen F. Austin State University.

Meet Jackie Garcia

Client Care IVF Supervisor

Meet Jackie Garcia

Jackie Garcia is the IVF Client Care Supervisor for Cryoport. She has over 8 years of customer service experience in the retail and housing industry and is in charge of maintaining high levels of customer service and excellence for Cryoport. Jackie holds a bachelor’s in international business from California State University, Fullerton.

Meet Mark Sawicki

Chief Commercial Officer

Meet Mark Sawicki

Mark W. Sawicki, PhD, is Chief Commercial Officer at Cryoport. With more than 20 years of business development and sales management experience in senior leadership roles, he has a proven record of consistently delivering on corporate revenue and market share goals in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Dr. Sawicki holds a doctorate in biochemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He also received graduate training at the Hauptman Woodard Medical Research Institute and has authored numerous scientific publications in drug discovery with a focus on oncology and immunology.

Meet Robert Copeland

VP of Global Logistics

Meet Robert Copeland

Robert Copeland is Vice President of Global Logistics and brings 24 years of extensive international global operations & logistics experience. He has been involved at many levels of developing “Best in Class” cold chain supply networks and has an in-depth knowledge of customs & trade requirement.  Robert has managed the biopharma and critical delivery distribution programs for multiple global companies in the temperature sensitive markets. Additionally, he implemented global infrastructures through multiple logistics IT systems integrations which managed communications for trade & customs document management, customer service, condition & GPS traceability, critical white glove delivery models and cold chain & dangerous goods distribution strategies.  Robert holds a bachelor’s in business administration from Woodbury University, Burbank California and an Executive MBA from Pepperdine University Malibu California.

What our clients are saying

“I am an embryologist who is responsible for embryo shipping and I am so glad that Cryoport takes the stress out of it.”

- Alexis B., 7/20/17

“Cryoport was the easiest part of our embryo adoption process! Your staff were very responsive and efficient. We appreciate the emails/communication you provided to inform us every step of the way. Thank you!”

- Emily J., 9/14/17

“As a practitioners office and shipping coordinator I love you guys. This is very easy for us and I appreciate working with you!”

- Jennifer A., 2/19/18

“Truly appreciated how well informed I was regarding the shipment. The process was well executed and I knew what was happening every step of the way. It was a pleasure doing business with Cryoport…thank you for your excellent service.”

- Gabrielle S., 6/20/18

“I would like to personally thank each and every person involved with the transport of this soon to be baby! Thank you all for helping make dreams come true.”

- Natalie G., 6/22/17