Chief Operating Officer
Gary has more than 25 years of experience in leading start-ups and global businesses from concept through commercialization. His experience includes roles as CEO, COO, VP and GM. Gary was co-founder and COO of a VC-backed drug discovery company which raised $60M and advanced 2 drug candidates into human clinical trials. As General Manager of a global business within a public corporation he had P&L responsibility for $200M. Altman has initiated and led highly-productive relationships with diverse constituencies including academia, non-profits, and industry.
Gary's experience spans a broad spectrum of technologies including cell therapy, therapeutics, and diagnostics. He holds a PhD in biochemistry and was a NSF post-doctoral fellow in the lab of Howard Temin, 1975 Nobel Laureate, at the University of Wisconsin, and served on the faculty of the MBA program at Johns Hopkins.