Dr. Platt is a world-renowned expert in carbohydrate chemistry who has founded three publicly traded companies, creating nearly $1B for investors. He has raised $150M directly in public markets in the U.S., and has led development of two drug candidates from concept through phase II clinical trials. Prior to BioXyTran Inc. Dr. Platt founded Boston Therapeutics Inc. in 2010 (OTC: BTHE). Between 2001 and 2009, Dr. Platt became a founder of Pro-Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: PRWP and AMEX: PRW, now NASDAQ: GALT), and served as its chief executive officer and board chairman. In 1995 Dr. Platt founded International Gene Group (NASDAQ: IGGI, GLGS now LPJC); he continued to serve the firm through 2000.
Elena Chekhova received her Ph.D in Process Systems Engineering at MIT; Elena has over 10 years of experience in the life sciences industry Most recently she founded Biotine Consulting, a life science consultancy providing business development and project management services to life science companies in the US and internationally. Prior to founding Biotine, Elena served as Vice President of Business development at Chiral Quest, a manufacturing and technology start-up with offices in NJ and China.
Mr. Soderquist has more than 30 years of senior international entrepreneurial management experience within technology companies. He has served in CFO and other managerial capacities in multiple industry sectors and companies, such as Industrivarden (OMX:INDU), Electrolux (OMX:ELUX), Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), Swedish Match (OMX:SWMA) and SKF AB (OMX:SKF), and most recently in Belden (NYSE: BDC) and Traction (OMX:TRAC). Ola is a multi-lingual senior finance professional poised to work globally and cross-functionally, particularly with complex projects involving business integration, systems implementation, continuous improvement, and process excellence. Ola’s managerial experience portfolio includes; Start-ups, Private, Public, Venture Capital and Private Equity ownership. He obtained a BS and an MS in Accounting from Stockholm School of Economics and an MBA from Babson College – Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business.