Dr. Harman has more than 22 years of experience as a chief executive officer and biotechnology entrepreneur in four novel businesses, all financial successes. Dr. Harman is a veterinarian and statistician and has overseen the completion of more than 1,000 contract research projects in his career for the development of veterinary and human biotechnology products. He has led the following companies: HTI Bio-Services, a contract research company; HTI Bio-Products, a biological reagent and antibody production company; and Animal Health Ventures, a veterinary product licensing company.
Dr. Christopher Rogers is the founder of the San Diego Orthobiologics Medical Group, a medical practice dedicated to evidence-based musculoskeletal care. He is double-board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) and Regenerative Medicine. He is fellowship-trained in Interventional Orthopedics and Spine Care and certified in Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (RMSK). He is a member of the University of California, San Diego Department of Orthopedics voluntary faculty and serves as Medical Director for Personalized Stem Cells, Inc.
Mr. Keane is a seasoned life sciences executive with an extensive track record in business development and financial transactions for emerging biopharmaceutical companies. He has experience as CBO, COO, and CEO of several Venture Capital funded companies, including officer roles in publicly traded companies. Keane has raised over $420 million in equity capital in the last two decades and has helped generate more than $450 million in non-dilutive partner revenues to fund drug discovery programs. He was responsible for negotiating multiple acquisitions, alliances including licenses, distributions agreements, technology acquisitions, and research agreements with large pharmaceutical companies and government agencies. His more than 25-year track record with successful biotechnology companies demonstrates his ability to navigate the drug development pathway and raise adequate capital for development and successful exits for our investors.
Te Awhina Ho Chee is a distinguished leader in the fields of systems, communication, and cultural exchange, boasting over 15 years of experience in client services, now with a focus on regenerative medicine.
Te Awhina’s Māori cultural heritage deeply influences her conviction that by harnessing the collective strengths of individuals, it is possible to attain remarkable accomplishments in business and life. She derives immense satisfaction from crafting business solutions that foster beneficial outcomes, resulting in truly exceptional customer experiences.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Te Awhina’s passion extends to team sports. She has carved an illustrious path in women’s rugby, commencing as a player, and later transitioning to the role of coach in the prestigious Women’s Premier League in the United States. Presently, she serves as the Head Coach of the USD Women’s Rugby Program and holds the position of Assistant Coach for the USA Women’s Open Touch Team.