ANTOINE LEFAIVRE – PRESIDENT
Antoine Lefaivre is seasoned executive with background in strategy, business development, and general management. He is an expert alliance builder, deal-maker, and veteran in the pharmaceutical supply chain, healthcare IT, and insurance markets in Canada. Antoine oversaw development of the Health Analytics business at Telus (TOR: CA:T), and helped grow the Health Benefits Management Divisions. He grew various businesses at McKesson Canada, (NYSE:MCK) including its specialty and hospital business, growing volumes from $20M to over $1B. Antoine also led expansion of AmerisourceBergen (NYSE: ABC) in Canada.
RUSLAN DORFMAN, PH.D., MBA – FOUNDER, CSO & CTO
Ruslan Dorfman is a trailblazer in personalized medicine, a molecular geneticist and technology builder. Inspired by direct interactions with Cystic Fibrosis families from all over the world, Dr. Dorfman co-founded GeneYouIn to facilitate access to advanced genetics for the general public. He managed large-scale R&D programs at Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto. Advised Bridgepoint and Mt. Sinai hospitals on implementation of personalized medicine programs. Dr. Dorfman has published thirty peer-reviewed papers on the genetics of Cystic Fibrosis and Pain.
VERONIKA LITINSKI – COO
Veronika Litinski is a company builder, health technology innovator and financier. Her expertise in launching innovative medical sector products, building teams and developing winning commercial alliances, underpin the growth trajectory at GeneYouIn. Veronika piloted the launch and development of Cogniciti (cogniciti.com). Cogniciti’s digital health product suite helps millions of adults with significant memory concerns get earlier assessment, diagnosis and treatment. She was Practice Lead for Health Care and Life Sciences during the initial growth years at MaRS Discovery District (marsdd.com). Veronika managed international Venture Finance Partnerships at GATX Capital in San Francisco (NYSE: GMT) and worked in cancer research at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in Berkeley.
GOURI MUKERJEE, Ph.D. – SCIENCE OFFICER
Dr. Gouri Mukerjee is a genetics testing expert with vast experience in the field of molecular genetics. She has worked on both basic and applied projects in Tokyo, investigating enzymes & pathways that metabolize xenobiotics, and at Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto. A skilled molecular biologist, she is passionate about utilizing the latest technologies to uncover the biological code that makes us who we are. A firm believer in personalized medicine, she envisions our unique genetic constitutions being routinely used to customize lifestyle advice and medical therapies. She is currently a Scientific Communications Officer for GeneYouIn.
BOYKO KABAKCHIEV, PH.D. – VP BIOINFORMATICS
Boyko has evolved his career from a background in mathematics and biology. He holds a doctoral degree in human genetics and bioinformatics. For a number of years his work has focused on applying cutting edge technology and analytical algorithms to understand the genetic causes of complex disorders of the immune system. His investigations include how these methods are used to improve diagnosis and prognosis for patients. At GeneYouIn Inc, Boyko is dedicated to designing and optimizing the algorithms which transform raw genetic data into the meaningful results that enable accurately personalized medicine. His goal is to deliver the best science in order to facilitate the best health outcomes.
ANDREA HUSTON, M.Sc. – BIOINFORMATICIAN
LIZ GARMAN – PRODUCT MANAGER
Liz brings organizational and project management skills to the GeneYouIn team. Prior to joining GeneYouIn, Liz spent more than 9 years in planning & logistics projects and operations at Intel. She is excited to be part of a team developing and delivering quality personalized medicine for individuals and the healthcare space at large.
ASH NAHLE, M.Sc. – PROJECT MANAGER
Ash Nahle has several years of experience leading cutting-edge pharmacological and genetic research projects at the University of Toronto. His main role is to attain customer success, such as by managing the roll-out of Pillcheck with clients and partners. Ash is excited to be part of the highly talented GYI team. In his spare time, Ash mountain bikes, plays with his dog Duke, and reads business books.
YURI KHAZIN – DATABASE MANAGER
Yuri Khazin is a seasoned IT professional with deep expertise in Oracle and Linux technologies. Throughout his long career in IT Yuri constantly updates his knowledge in the very latest technology areas related to databases, security, high availability and virtualization. Yuri publishes several high-ranking technology blogs on Oracle topics.
ANTONIETTA M. CERRONI, Ph.D. – BIOMEDICAL COMMUNICATIONS
Dr. Cerroni is a graduate of the University of Toronto with experience in both academic and start-up business environments. She is an accomplished researcher, published author and instructor, with unique critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and editorial skills. Antonietta brings her skills in biomedical communications, calm manner and sharp eye to Technology and Customer Management teams at GeneYouIn. She assists with development of content and programs for the successful on-boarding of our enterprise customers, including educational, quality and client management programs.
ARTURS KRONENBERGS — IT SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
Arturs is an IT System Administrator with University Bachelor Degree in Business Management and College Diploma in Computer Networking and Technical Support. Prior joining IT industry, Arturs spent 4 years working in Diplomatic Corps, which has given him excellent text editing, communication skills and ability to strictly follow organization security policy. Arturs never stops learning and constantly updates his knowledge in IT Operations, Hardware and Security.