Meet Our Experts

Robert Ryan, PHD

Innova Therapeutics

Merrill Boyce, PHD, IMBA

Chief Executive in Residence and Global Business Coordinator
Coastal Carolina University

Larry Horn, MBA

Executive Director
Amplify Louisville

Rebecca Rice

Director of Operations
Louisville Healthcare CEO Council

Mara Neal

Director of Marketing & Engagement
Cook Biotech

Joe Huber, MBA


Steve Abell, BA

Vice President, Strategic Innovations and Investments
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Nancy Gray, PHD

BioVentures, LLC

Kevin Sidow

Serial Entrepreneur, Board Member
Life Science Startups

Roberto Torres, DHA

Director Clinical Research Office
Ponce Medical School Foundation, Inc

Ugo DeBlasi, BSME


Jerry Chang

Managing Partner, President, Managing Partner/COO
Vigilant BioServices, 42Bio LLC, Samaritan Biologics