Our Team
Dr. Matthew Lewin
CMO, CSO, President & Founder

Recognized expert in expedition and field medicine

Elected Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences

Fellow National of the Explorers Club

Jerry Harrison D. Phil (hon.)
Co-founder

Experienced Tech Investor, Musician/Producer and Entrepreneur

Public Awareness

MicroUnity, VenEarth, Garage Band and Talking Heads

Nancy Koch, JD
CEO

Veteran pharmaceutical industry attorney

Foundation General Counsel

Chiron, Novartis, Gordan & Betty Moore Foundation, Presidio Trust

DR. REBECCA CARTER, Ph.D.
VP Program Operations

Expert in drug and medical device development for austere and poorly-resourced environments

Broad experience leading medical research and development teams

Wide-ranging experience transitioning medical technology into global practical use

Howard Pien, MBA
Board of Directors

Over 30 years of experience in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries

Juno Therapeutics, Vanda, Medarex, Inc., Chiron and others

Non-profit board appointments including at Oakland Children’s Hospital and Fox Chase Hospital

Kimberly Baltzell, PhD, RN
International Clinical Development

Clinical Trials and Global Health Expert

Government and NGO Program Development Expertise

UCSF Global Health

Dr. Stephen Paul Samuel, MBBS, MSc, PhD
General Medicine

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

National Health Service, UK

Tommaso Bulfone, MSc
Research Project Manager

Experience with both laboratory research and public health work

Masters in Global Health, UCSF 2017

Sunita Rao
Ex. Administrator & Business Manager

Corporate and Business Office Administration

Theravance, Genworth, KR Architects

Paul Jahn
Partner
Mona Fang
Associate