Chairman & CEO, IBEX Technologies
Over 40 years pharmaceutical and related experience in healthcare and consumer product marketing. Currently, he is Chairman & CEO, IBEX Technologies, a manufacturer and marketer of proteins for biomedical use and arthritis assays widely used in osteoarthritis research.
Mr. Baehr began his career with Proctor & Gamble in product management. His career in pharmaceuticals began with CIBA-GEIGY where he served as Vice President & General Manager of the Pharmaceuticals Division, Canada, followed by Senior Vice President Marketing, CIBA-GEIGY US Pharmaceuticals Division. Subsequently, he joined Eastman Kodak as Corporate Vice President to head Kodak’s pharmaceutical diversification program culminating in the acquisition of Sterling Drug Inc. in New York then becoming Executive Vice President, Sterling-Winthrop Pharmaceuticals.
He has served on the board of the National Pharmaceutical Council in Washington, DC and a number of U.S. and Canadian biopharmaceutical companies. He also serves on the board of several hospitals including St. Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, N. J. and the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.
Mr. Baehr received his BA in Economics from the University of British Columbia, BC, Canada.
Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Emisphere Technologies
Mr. Sailer's career spans over 25 years in the biopharmaceutical industry. He is currently the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Emisphere Technologies, a drug delivery company strategically focused on developing oral versions of injectable therapeutics. Prior to Emisphere, Mr. Sailer was the Vice President of Commercial Operations at Akrimax Pharmaceuticals, and subsequently at New American Therapeutics, where he built and led each start-up company's commercial and analytics infrastructure to market inline brands and assess products for acquisition.
Previously, Mr. Sailer was a member of the Executive Committee at PDI, a contract commercial organization, where he held several leadership positions in product commercialization, business development and product development. Mr. Sailer started his career by holding various sales, marketing and sales management roles as part of the pharmaceutical and consumer divisions of Bristol-Myers Squibb and Bayer Healthcare.
Mr. Sailer earned an MBA from Hofstra University, and a BS in marketing with a minor in journalism from Seton Hall University, where he currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Market Research Center at the Stillman School of Business.
John Terrana has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biologic industries and currently serves as a regional sales and marketing manager at Glaxo SmithKline (Nasdaq: GSK) where he has worked for the past 19 years. Mr. Terrana has also invested in several other early stage private companies in the healthcare sector including investing in Dipexium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: DPRX) where he served as a member of the board of directors. Mr. Terrana received his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering at Utica College of Syracuse University.
Mark Rathjen serves as Managing Partner of Union Partner Advisors, a financial services company, where he has worked since November 2015 (Smithtown, NY). From January 2015 to November 2015, Mr. Rathjen served as Managing Director, Healthcare Trader and Institutional Sales at BTG (NY, NY). Prior to that, from April 2005 to December 2014, Mr. Rathjen served as Senior Managing Director, Head of Equity Trading and Sales Trading at Leerink Partners (NY, NY). Prior to that, Mr. Rathjen served as Vice President, Equity Trader, at Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), where he managed risk, price block trades, facilated corporate buybacks and served on the Technology Committee to develop new software, systems and applications among other duties. Mr. Rathjen has invested in over two dozen pre-IPO biopharmaceutical, med-tech and technology companies and currently serves as the Treasurer for the Knox School. Mr. Rathjen received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from St. Bonaventure University.
Katie Jadhon has experience investing in early stage companies in a variety of industries for over ten years, including participating in both debt and equity financing rounds for several pre-IPO technology and biopharmaceutical companies. Ms. Jadhon received her Master’s Degree in Science Education from Cortland University.
Dr. Anthony Jadhon
Dr. Jadhon is a retired physician that practiced for over 40 years in the areas of family and geriatric medicine. In addition, Dr. Jadhon has extensive experience in evaluating and investing in biopharmaceutical and medical technology companies. Dr. Jadhon received his Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Utica College of Syracuse University and his Medical Degree from St. Louis University.