Our leadership team consists of seasoned business, biochemist, product design and development veterans with proven track records of success supported by a team of accomplished software engineers.
Jason M. SmithCo-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Jason Smith is a seasoned entrepreneur with over 17 years of industry experience as technologist and product executive . He has held positions in early-stage companies, large multi-national corporations and venture capital incubators yielding a rich professional background. He has assisted multiple startups to raise over $5MM in funding. Jason brings experience as an business executive and principal technologist in distributed systems architecture, big data analytics, and high-performance computing from work with ATI Research, AT&T, General Dynamics, IBM and GraySky Simulations.
Lev Becker, PhDCo-Founder & Chief Science Officer
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 the numerous research grants he as obtained from the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, Cancer Research Foundation, and ResMed Corporation.
Brian GanawayVP of Tech Ops
Brian Ganaway has over 10 years experience in multiple facets of end-to-end customer architecture, contracted services, business services, and product delivery. He recently worked for CDW as a Lead Customer Service Architect wherein one of his key responsibilities included the development and implementation of a multi-billion dollar Managed Services program for their Fortune 500 clients. Brian’s experience blends hands-on technical expertise and executive leadership as highlighted by his roles at Watermark Estate Management, 1st United Bank, and ITS.
Joe BangahVP of Finance
Joe Bangah has held executive positions at several telecommunications industry companies, focusing on business model development, financial analytics, operational budget management, fund raising and M&A activities, including Spligitty Fiber Optic Services and CondoInternet (acquired by Wave Broadband). Joe holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from University of British Columbia and a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Washington.
“One of the more unique things about the rMark Bio team is that we are a group of individuals with deep experience and successes from various fields coming together with a common goal. Combining our different perspectives has already lead to amazing innovations. I cannot wait to see what happens next.”
Jason M. Smith,Co-Founder & CEO
rMark Bio has a team of advisors provides diverse expertise in finance, business growth strategies, pharmaceutical-academic partnerships, and artificial intelligence.