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The BioCentury Management Team

Karen Bernstein, Ph.D., Co-Founder & Chairman
Karen has been writing and publishing on biotechnology since 1987. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University and a B.A. in politics and history from Brandeis University, where she now is a member of the Brandeis University Science Advisory Council. She also is on the board of trustees of the Keck Graduate Institute of the Applied Life Sciences. In 2005, the annual gathering of biotechnology chief executive officers at The Biotech Meeting in Laguna Niguel, Calif., inducted Karen into their Hall of Fame, citing her lifetime contribution to the biotech community. In 2007, Karen received a Special Recognition award at the American Liver Foundation's Salute to Excellence, honoring individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to biotechnology and medical innovation. In 2013, Karen was named one of Silicon Valley Business Journal's 100 most influential women.
 
David Flores, Co-Founder, President & CEO
David has devoted more than 25 years to developing information products for biotechnology executives and investors. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and holds an MBA from Stanford University. David is a member of the Advisory Board of the Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO) at Northwestern University and a member of the Advisory Council of the Keck Graduate Institute of the Applied Life Sciences. He also has served as a member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Management Board. In 1996, David and BioCentury Co-Founder, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Karen Bernstein were honored with the Special Recognition Award given by the annual gathering of biotechnology chief executive officers in Laguna Niguel, Calif., citing BioCentury's ongoing contributions to the industry.
 
Thomas Carey, Vice President of Commercial Operations
Tom joined BioCentury in 2008 as Vice President of Commercial Operations. He has over 20 years of commercial experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, serving in leadership roles in sales, marketing, product planning and business development. Tom was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Connetics, a specialty dermatology company now part of GlaxoSmithKline. He also was Vice President of Professional Sales as well as Vice President of Business Development at the OrthoNeutrogena division of Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals, a Johnson & Johnson company. Tom's background also includes senior management positions at Roche Laboratories and Syntex Corp., which was acquired by Roche in 1994. He holds a bachelor's degree and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.
 
Bennet Weintraub, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Bennet, who joined BioCentury in 2004, has had an extensive career as a senior financial executive for development stage biotechnology and technology companies, having taken two companies public, and having completed numerous equity and debt financings and M&A transactions. He was CFO at InterMune, Valentis and Technology Modeling Associates, and held senior financial positions at Metra Biosystems and Advanced Polymer Systems. Bennet received his B.A. in Mathematical Economics from Pomona College and earned his MBA from Harvard University.
 
Eric Pierce, Publisher
Eric joined BioCentury in 1993 as its first Staff Writer, and became chief financial writer in 1996 when he originated "Ebb & Flow," BioCentury's weekly capital markets column. As Senior Editor for News, Eric managed BioCentury's news operations until 2004, when he joined the management team as Associate Publisher, and in 2007 was named Publisher. He holds an A.B. in Communication from Stanford University and completed graduate studies at the Mass Media Institute at Stanford, with an emphasis on broadcast journalism.
 
Susan Morgan, Director of Administration & Human Resources
Susan joined BioCentury in 2006, bringing with her extensive experience in the legal profession in New York. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Fairfield University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.