rOBERT NIICHEL, fOUNDER AND ceo
Robert is the ZümXR Extended Release-Founder, successfully raised capital, launched, and licensed to large CPG company. Successfully raised capital for Scientific Company Xtend Release and significantly expanded licensing revenues. Fifteen years leadership and management in Pharmaceutical R&D. Seven years due diligence and marketing for emerging growth companies within the hi-tech and bio-tech spaces. Bachelor of Science in Finance and Master of Science in Chemistry
MICHAEL J GREEN, cHIEF financial & operating OFFICER
Background includes 20+ years of financial & operational executive management including the successful raise of over $18 million in start-up debt & equity capital. His unique skill set includes over 12 years of senior level finance (CFO, Director of Finance) roles for start-up, private middle-market and large public entities along with significant manufacturing, engineering, banking, business development, operations, and supply chain experience. He has completed a turnaround/sale, arranged large financing transactions up to $110 million, significantly reduced expenses, increased profitability, strengthened balance sheets, and managed large teams within service, transportation, medical device/biotech, and manufacturing industries. Michael possesses a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology along with an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship
douglas miller, cHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Doug possesses 20+ years of experience in the medical device field including academic research and multi-national corporate R&D as well as key roles in three previous start-ups where he was involved from founding to commercialization. His experience includes 15+ years in active implantable devices and 5 years in vitro diagnostics and pharmaceuticals. Doug has led engineering, R&D, manufacturing, quality and regulatory functions at the VP and Director level, taking products from inception to market. He holds nine patents in the biomedical field along with numerous publications. Doug has a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MS & PhD in Electrical/Biomedical Engineering.
Dr. Mark Brunvand, Chief Medical Officer and Clinical Director
Dr. Brunvand completed his residency at the University of Colorado prior to a fellowship in Immunology at the Laboratory of Immunoregulation at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Co-Founder of Unrelated Donor Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Programs at Oregon Health Sciences University and Rocky Mountain Blood & Marrow Transplant Program/Colorado Blood Cancer Institute (CBCI). He is currently a practicing transplant physician at CBCI and on the Board of ZenVault, a secure, cloud-based medical records company.