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Aug 17, 2016 10:56 AM ET

Archived: rMark Bio helps pharmaceutical companies identify academic and clinical partners for collaboration during drug development

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 17, 2016


rMark Bio

rMark Bio helps pharmaceutical companies identify academic and clinical partners for collaboration during drug development.

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Company Summary


rMark Bio applies deep learning algorithms and analytics to help pharmaceutical companies identify academic researchers and clinicians to partner with during drug research and development. Our solution reduces the significant man hours wasted manually gathering and understanding information about academic scientists (approx. $1-$2 Billion/year in wasted costs), while simultaneously providing higher value partnership opportunities. rMark Bio was founded by Jason Smith and Dr. Lev Becker. Starting in the summer of 2015, the founders boot-strapped rMark Bio to create the proof of concept, protect intellectual property, establish relationships with pharmaceutical companies, establish an Advisory Board with industry leaders, create a user committee drive our MVP requirements, and validate the “need” (i.e business opportunity).

  • StagePrototype Ready
  • IndustrySoftware
  • LocationChicago, IL, US
  • CurrencyUSD
  • FoundedAugust 2015
  • Employees6
  • Incorporation TypeC-corp
  • Websitermarkbio.com



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    Co-founder & CEO

    Executive technology manager with over 17 years experience ranging from early stage companies to large multi-national corporations and technology incubators. Responsible for the management of multiple functions of technology and operations stemming from tenures as a CPO, VP of Corporate Development, VP of Product and Chief Architect. Directly managed successful licensing of products and intellectual property to Fortune 500 companies. 3 patents.


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    Co-founder & CSO

    A tenure-track Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago, Lev’s research, which has been published in prominent journals including Cell Metabolism, Immunity, and PNAS, routinely incorporates systems biology, computational, and bioinformatics methods. His expertise in these areas is underscored by numerous research grants he has obtained from the NIH, American Heart Association, Cancer Research Foundation, and ResMed Corporation.


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    Vice President Product Design

    A seasoned strategist and designer Annette recently served as the Executive Creative Director for an Oregon-based development firm managing a team of user experience and interface designers for multiple Fortune 500 companies such AT&T, Samsung, HTC, Nike, adidas, T-Mobile and Intel. Annette has led major strategic and design initiatives such as Intel’s platform strategy and AT&T’s design language system, which touched over 90M users.


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    Director of Product Operations & Delivery

    Brian Ganaway has over 10 years experience in multiple facets of end-to-end customer architecture, contracted services, business services, and product delivery. Brian’s experience blends hands-on technical expertise and executive leadership as highlighted by his roles at CDW, Watermark Estate Management, and 1st United Bank.


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    Lead Mobile Architect & Developer

    John Painter has decades of experience in product, research & development, management, and mobile development. His R&D focus on cryptography and video has resulted in several patents pertaining to user experience, video, and computer security from tenures at xSides and Microsoft. John’s experience includes both start-ups and Fortune 100 companies such as Microsoft, Digital Equipment Corporation, and AT&T.


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    Senior Software Architect & Developer

    Pavel Treskunov has over 20 years experience in scalable software systems architecture, design, and development. Pavel’s product experience includes the .NET Compact Framework as a Sr. Software Engineer at Microsoft and training simulators while working at the Russian Academy of Science. Pavel is well versed in the full life-cycle of software development, from concept to product release.

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