Board of Directors
Jim Iuliano– Board Chairman
President and CEO, Azimuth Systems
Jim Iuliano has more than a decade of CEO experience in the semiconductor, life sciences, display, and optical systems industries. Prior to joining Azimuth Systems, he was an entrepreneur in residence at North Bridge Venture Partners. Previously he served as president and CEO of E Ink Corporation, a privately-held materials technology company that developed an electronic ink to create paper-like displays. Jim joined E Ink as a technology start-up, building a global presence and strategic alliances with SONY, Philips Electronics, and Toppan Printing among others. Before E Ink, he was president, director, and CEO of Molecular Devices Corp. (NASDAQ: MDCC), an analytical instrumentation company in the life science market. In this role, he completed a successful turnaround, led an oversubscribed IPO, and grew the company’s market capitalization to nearly $250 million. Jim joined Molecular Devices from the semiconductor industry where he worked at both IBM and VLSI Technology. Jim has a B.S. from Boston College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Founder & Managing Director, Binder Associates GmbH
Landsberg am Lech, Germany
Vice President Venture Capital, Life Sciences and Special Situations, BDC
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
President & Chief Executive Officer, Natrix Separations
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
John Chickosky joined the Natrix Board of Directors in 2010 and was named President and CEO in July 2011. Most recently, he held the position of Chief Commercial Officer and President of the BioSystems Division of Xcellerex, Inc., where he was instrumental in developing and executing the company’s commercial strategy. He brings more than 20 years of senior management experience with life science technology companies. Prior to Xcellerex, he held senior positions at Kendro Laboratory Products (now part of ThermoFisher), where he was Vice President, Global Bioprocessing and Drug Discovery Sales and at CARR Separations, where he was Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Prior to CARR, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at AquaAir, Inc. and at Sepracor, Inc as Vice President, Marketing and Vice President, Business Development.
John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Santa Clara University and an MBA from St. Mary’s College (California).
Vice President, Investments, GrowthWorks Capital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Joseph Regan has an extensive background in the innovation sector contributing over two decades of experience to the Bioenterprise Capital team. He brings an industrial operating perspective and deep venture capital expertise gained from within two of Canada’s largest firms. Most recently, Mr. Regan was Vice President, Investments at GrowthWorks Capital where he was the most tenured investment team member and achieved top quartile North American Venture Capital Fund IRR performance. Previous to that, he held a similar position at Ventures West.
Joe has an Honours BSc (with distinction) from the University of Guelph and an MBA (Dean's List) from McMaster University.
Managing Director of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.
Head of Venture Capital at D. E. Shaw group