An engineer turned microbiologist and industry leader, Marty is passionate about the human and business value of life sciences, biotechnology, healthcare and medical devices. A five-time CEO and twice company founder, his experience spans public, private and not-for-profit businesses. Marty has launched, branded, acquired or commercialized more than 10 products and companies. Over 30 years…

An experienced biopharmaceutical professional with almost 30 years of industry experience. Proven track record in financings, leading a broad range of transactions, including in- and out-licensing, merger and acquisition, and spin-off transactions to broaden and advance a portfolio of therapeutic/vaccine candidates and enabling technologies. Strong, practical scientific background in drug discovery, product development, and bio…

Tom is the managing partner of a business and communications strategy advisory firm, T. Thomson & Associates, L.L.C. He advises young companies in life sciences and tech with business planning and marketing for commercial initiatives in the US and international marketplace, and provides training and coaching in executive leadership and stakeholder communications to enhance a…

Eddie is a CPA, principal and chairman of Snyder Cohn, a CPA and business advisory firm. He consults clients on business formation and strategies for growth, including obtaining financing, accounting and tax needs, business and marketing planning, and organizational development. He has extensive experience in succession planning for clients and advising them in both good…

Dennis is a hands-on Financial and Operations executive with a broad and deep level of experience in publicly and privately held international life science, manufacturing and professional services businesses. Equally skilled in managing in a vertical or matrix environment, he employs a collaborative leadership style that leverages his broad range of technical skills to deal…

Doug brings a diversity of experience to his mentoring and coaching of startups and small businesses. His background is primarily in the technology area of engineering & general management, product development & manufacturing, R&D, sales, business strategy, M&A and services. He has worked in both the commercial and federal markets. He has worked at IBM…

As Director of Entrepreneurial Initiatives for TEDCO, Mr. Davis’ team developed and managed programs for supporting start-ups in Maryland and served as the liaison with technology incubators statewide. Programs like Loaned Executives, Gateway Executives, Executive Roundtables and mdPACE were launched during Mr. Davis’ tenure. As part of the seed investment team, he led investments in…

Jay B. Turakhia is the Business Banking Market Leader for SunTrust in Maryland. In this role, Jay leads a team of exceptional bankers who provide counsel to clients from start-up to 25 million in sales. Prior to transitioning to his current role, Turakhia spent time as a relationship manager in both commercial and small business…

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