David Koepsell, J.D/Ph.D
CEO & Co-founder
With a background in law, ethics, and having authored numerous books and articles on genes, ownership, and ethics, as well as a short stint in a software company. David brings his interest and expertise together to guide the development of systems to enchance the value of genomic databases, while protecting donors and making them stakeholders.
Vanessa Gonzalez Covarrubias, Ph.D
Co-founder & Genomic Science Advisor
Vanessa has a decade of experience in genetic science, including research and publications in numerous journals, and currently researches pharmacogenomics, the foundational science behinds the nascent field of personal medical genomics.
Core Management Team
Entrepreneurial corporate development & investment banking advisor to UHNW owners, Boards and C-Suites. Possesses twenty-five plus years of in-country international operating and cross border transaction experience throughout APAC, EMEA and the Americas, start-up to IPO C-Suite operator experience, and early stage tech venture capital fund Managing Director experience. This understanding of both the buy and sell side transaction perspectives allows him to position, design, and execute to maximize client value. An expert in strategic planning & analysis, transaction execution & design, financial modeling & valuation, he has generated and executed dozens of M&A, strategic partnership, and capital related transactions as an external independent advisor valued in the mid nine figures. He has a B.A. in Political Science from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA in Strategic Management & Corporate Finance from The University of Georgia.
Carolyn is passionate about process efficiency, especially around data and operations. With over 20 years in financial and professional services, she brings a powerful combination of creativity, strategic insight, problem-solving skills and operational expertise. Some of her previous assignments include Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, RBS.
Notis brings over 20 years experience holding several software development positions among many global companies. He holds a BSc in Computer Science, an MSc in Distributed Systems and a PhD in Software Engineering. He has also held positions at the University of Essex and Goldsmiths College.