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.