Peter suffers from tinnitus and his research was the inspiration for the founding of Tinnix. His avid interest in afflictions has driven successful investing in private and small public biotech companies with a biotech hedge fund. Peter has a degree in computer science and was a Visiting Scholar at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He graduated from Harvard Law School with honors and worked as a corporate attorney with a large Boston firm before starting his own ventures. He is a co-founder and managing partner of FAS123 Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of equity compensation valuation services to many large public companies. In biotech he is a co-founder of Adeptrix, a high-density bead-based mass-spectroscopy proteomics company.Norman Priebatsch
Norman is a serial investor and manager in life science ventures. Recent past companies include AmberGen and Fenway Bioscience. Together with Peter Suzman and Vlad Bergo co-founded Adeptrix. Norman is a volunteer at MIT's Venture Mentoring Services and does fund raising for Combined Jewish Philanthropies and Princeton. He volunteers at MIT's venture mentoring service where he currently mentors three life science start ups. Norman has an undergraduate degree in physics (Keele, UK) and an MBA (Harvard). He is an avid windsurfer, skier, long distance runner, equestrian and hiker. His wife, Suzanne is an investment advisor at Smith Barney. Their daughter Daniella works at Google's enterprise divison and their son is the founder and Chief Ninja of SCVNGR www.scvngr.comDr. Gottfried Schlaug, MD
Director, Music and Neuroimaging Laboratory, Stroke Recovery Laboratory, and Division Chief, Cerebrovascular Diseases. Associate Professor of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical SchoolRicardo Garcia
Ricardo A. Garcia holds a Master in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT Media Lab and a Master in Science from University of Miami. He got a BSEE from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Colombia. He as done research and published about audio watermarking, psychoacoustics, genetic programming, low bitrate audio coding and music recommendation systems. His work history include Kurzweil Music Systems developing the PC3 workstation series, Groove Mobile (formerly Chaoticom) researching and implementing low-bitrate audio codecs, and his own company Base 10 Labs, developing and commercializing audio watermarking algorithms.
Iliana is a Art Director and Graphic Designer with over 12 years of professional international experience. She is the founder of LexCreative, a firm focused on branding, design of corporate identity and collateral marketing materials for a wide range of industries: Pharmaceutical, Environmental Engineering, High Tech, Luxury Retail, Start-Ups and Academic Institutions, etc. in the Boston area. Clients at her firm include: The French Embassy in the U.S. Office of Science and Technology, Boston University, The Norfolk and Dedham Group, Vision Government Solutions, etc. She has also worked as an independent design consultant for advertising agencies in New England.