CEO, Co-Founder of ThermoPharma
Remis Bistras, PhD, MBA (Boston) – Biopharma and Medtech Executive with more than 20 years of experience in Business Development, Licensing and M&A in Life Sciences; closed > $500 million deals in M&A, Partnering & Licensing; raised > $35 million in venture capital funding in ophthalmology, neuro, and oncology.
His experience includes working for big pharma and medical device (Director of WW Business Development & Licensing at Novartis / CIBA Vision), as well as entrepreneurial venture capital backed-up startups (VP of Business Development for EyeGate Pharma).
He also was CEO of Vittamed Corporation, innovative US/Lithuanian startup and developer of non-invasive neurodiagnostics and monitoring equipment. Remis Bistras holds PhD from Moscow University and an MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh and is based in Boston.
Prof. Daumantas Matulis
CTO, Co-Founder of ThermoPharma
More than 15 years of executive experience in medicinal chemistry and new drug development, Ex- Johnson & Johnson cancer therapeutics development; Vilnius University Institute of Biotechnology; Head of Drug Development Department.