Kereos, Inc

Company Contacts

John Hefti - Executive Vice President

Kendall Killgore - Director of Manufacturing

Sharon Akers - Administrative Assistant

John Hefti
Executive Vice President

Dr. Hefti is an experienced entrepreneur with a number of start-up companies to his name. He has been active in both the life sciences and technology sectors, and was founder or co-founder of Signature BioScience, dVbio and Fluent Biomedical. In addition, tecdhnologies he has developed have been licensed into a number of companies, including Locus Therpeutics, Advanced Micro Devices, Protein Mechanics, Power Spectra and others. He has 14 issued US patents and 18 US patent applications pending. Along with other senior managment, he has raised over $64M in venture investments for previous companies, and completed licensing deals worth over $300M. Dr. Hefti studied mathematics and physics as an undergradutate (Columbia University) and graduate student (UC Berkeley), and received his MD from Stanford University School of Medicine.

Sharon Akers
Adminstrative Assistant

Ms. Akers joined Kereos in March 2008 and brings over 20 years experience in the Executive Administrative Assistant field to Kereos. Along with her experience in accounting, office management and data processing, Ms. Akers also owned and operated a catering company and holds an Associate Degree in Secretarial Sciences.

Kendall Killgore
Director of Manufacturing