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Jun 2005Present

Business Development Associate & IP Manager

Novamin Technology, Inc
  • Accumulated, compiled, and organized a 500 potential client database/market intelligence system for a platform database, which led to fact based decisions and generated fundamental sales leads
  • Provided extensive written reports on all marketing and product information regarding the dental remineralization and sensitivity products market, and drafted 3 “white papers” as basis for project briefs which served as the background for the company’s core products
  • Maintained and management of intellectual property and company technology (5 patent families in 21 countries), resulting in a developed stock portfolio that attracted the attention and resulted in Novamin Technology’s acquisition by a multinational company
  • Spearheaded a systematic review process that provided daily reviews of competitive technologies to enhance NTI’s product portfolio
  • Drafted, implemented, maintained and managed 21crucial corporate contracts, licenses and agreements with Novamin Technology’s core customers
  • Conducted post-market surveillance/pharamcovigilance and record maintenance for 10 worldwide distributed products
  • Implemented and conducted research (data mining) for sales campaigns and potential partners to enhance business development activities, such as industry and dental community awareness by Novamin’s marketing department, thereby creating and increasing brand awareness by 90% and greater sales volumes
  • Compiled and developed an extensive database of 500 Key Opinion leaders to assist Marketing Manager with successful B2B campaigns
  • Provided daily administrative support to VP of Business Development, including correspondence appointments and telephone conferences, travel arrangements, trade show registration and accommodations
  • Provided editing and reviews of marketing materials for Marketing Manager

Director of Marketing Research & Administration; Corporate/ Bylaws Secretary

Ixion Biotechnology, Inc./Ox-Thera
  • Accumulated, compiled, organized and reported all marketing and product information regarding calcium oxalate kidney stones, oxalate studies, Sjögren’s Syndrome, and pancreatic islets neogenesis technology and drafted crucial components of the business plan.
  • Researched, composed and drafted a database of 30 prominent calcium oxalate kidney stone researchers which became the scientific advisory board for the company
  • Coordinated the acquisition and procurement of tissue for Ixion’s diabetes research program, resulting in a continuous, uninterruptedflow of materials for researchers, saving the company about $100,000
  • Chief administrator for day-to-day operations of the company including purchasing, communications and assistance to the CEO and Chief Technology Officer/ Intellectual Property Manager
  • Corporate secretarial duties, including maintenance of corporate records, bylaws, drafting of corporate minutes and sales of stock and maintenance of stockholders share list of 120 shareholders

Coordinator of Research Programs and Services, Sid Martin Biotechnology Development Institute

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Sid Martin Biotechnology Development Institute

Business Incubation was my primary function:

  • Coordinated programs and services for the Sid Martin Biotechnology Development Institute, a business incubator in Alachua, Florida
  • Performed market research and due diligence for 22 different companies, saving each client company a minimum of $25,000 in market research fees
  • Performed suitability evaluations of more than 50 potential applicant’s technology for entry into incubator
  • Established bookmarks and maintained website for the Institute
  • Provided extensive business assistance to private companies, including the forging of alliances and joint ventures, patent and intellectual property licensing, location of funding sources and private capital
  • Maintained and administered 22 Incubator License agreements between UFRFI and private companies
  • Liaison for the University of Floridaduring the formation of BioFlorida (a statewide trade association of biotechnology, bioengineering and biomedical firms)
  • Coordinator and promoter of meetings for the Biotechnology Industry Group in North Central Florida/ business community contact


Jan 1987Aug 1993


University of Florida


Executive Administrator
Providing outstanding administrative support to top-level management in Science and  Business Development, including day-to-day operations of the company including correspondence, appointment calendars, telephone conferences, travel arrangements, trade show coordination, purchasing, communications and assistance to the CEO, VP of Business Operations and Chief Technology Officer/ Intellectual Property Manager    
Intellectual Property Management
Intellectual Property Management including docketing, budgeting and attorney/client communications. Competitive Intelligence gathering and analysis
Market Intelligence Research
Critical Market Information and Due Diligence Intelligence gathering for start-ups and development stage companies.  Expert familiarity with all commercial databases for business, science and intellectual property, such as: Lexis Nexis GMID USPTO PubMed  


Multi-lingual (English/Dutch/French/German) Market Intelligence Expert and Executive Assistant eager to provide unparalleled business intelligence and executive support for product development, regulatory and quality assurance, as well as competitive information, to a dynamic start up or development stage company seeking to develop and launch biotechnology, bioengineered products and biomedical devices. 

Seasoned, experienced, professional with an extensive background as a corporate administrator and market intelligence expert who can provide companies with the information and support needed to move through all stages of development.Seventeen years of international sales development, brand/product management, public relations and market intelligence analysis. Extremely capable, resourceful and versatile; quick to adapt to all corporate roles, responsibilities, technologies, industries and environments; willing to relocate to foreign countries.