Industry Advisory Board
- Percy Carter
- Global Head, Discovery Sciences, Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Percy Carter, PhD, is Global Head of Discovery Sciences (DS) where he develops and drives the global small molecule discovery strategy for the Janssen early research portfolio.
- Anthony Cicatiello
- Chairman, CN Communications
Anthony Cicatiello is a Founding Partner and Chairman of CN Communications. He is responsible for media relations and public affairs consulting, and serves as senior producer of film and video production for CN client projects.
- Suresh Damle
- Communications Retired Manager, PPG Industries
Dr. Suresh Damle retired in 1998 after working in various industrial research and development positions for 35 years. He most recently acted as a consultant for Chemical Industry and operating partner for Edgewater Capital Partners in Cleveland.
- Mark Gelbert
- Chief Scientific Officer and Head of Global R&D, The Nature's Bounty Co.
Mark Gelbert, PhD, JD joined The Nature’s Bounty Company in 2017 as Chief Scientific Officer.
- Jeffrey Hale
- Associate Vice President, Discovery Chemistry, Merck
Jeffrey Hale, PhD is an Associate Vice President of Discovery Chemistry at Merck Research Laboratories. He is currently responsible for Merck's small molecule infectious diseases and neuroscience discovery efforts in West Point, Pennsylvania.
- Robert Ianniello
- Principal, RMI Consulting, LLC
Dr. Robert M. Ianniello retired in 2016 from his role as Vice President of Analytics and Research Services, Catalysis Research at BASF. He is currently the Principal at RMI Consulting, LLC and a Visiting Professor at Rutgers.
- Brian Maurer
- Senior Vice President, SiO2 Medical Products
Brian Maurer currently serves as Senior Vice President of SiO2 Medical Products (SMP) and has been with the company since 2015.
- William V. Murray
- Principal, WVM Pharma Consulting LLC
William V. Murray, PhD, former Vice President of Chemistry at Johnson & Johnson, retired in 2016 after 36 years in drug discovery and chemical and pharmaceutical development.
- Long Pan
- Director, Colgate Palmolive
Long Pan, PhD, is currently a Director at Colgate Palmolive Co. He leads the Cross Category Research & Innovation Team at the company responsible for solving business challenges, developing Innovation, securing Intellectual Property etc.
- Govi Rao
- Managing Partner, CAЯBON Group Global
Govi Rao has spent his life managing Fortune 500 businesses and creating his own endeavors from inception. He is driven by the betterment of humanity and putting an end to oppressed communities that lack the fundamental building blocks of education, keep women in the shadows, and misuse materials and resources.
- William Schinski
- Retired Consulting Scientist, Chevron Corporation
Dr. William Schinski retired in 2005 after 35 years with the Chevron Corporation. Dr. Schinski joined the Ortho Division of the Chevron Chemical Company in 1969 and was transferred to the Catalyst Group for the Chevron Research and Technology Company in 1994.
- Timothy Shaffer
- Senior Scientific Advisor, Corporate Strategic Research (CSR)
Tim Shaffer, PhD, is a Senior Scientific Advisor at Corporate Strategic Research (CSR), ExxonMobil Research and Engineering in Clinton, New Jersey.
- Xiaodong (Shel) Zhang
- Associate R&D Director, Dow Elastomers, Electrical, and Telecommunications
Dr. Xiaodong (Shel) Zhang is currently Associate R&D Director in Dow’s Wire & Cable business.