Dr. Christine Copple is a serial bioentrepreneur and CEO of Starise Ventures providing bioentrepreneurial/ early venture expertise and Advisory Board member and Chair of the Biosciences Caucus of Washington DC Archangels

​Dr. Ben Arthur is an accomplished neuroscientist, mathematician and Venture Capitalist. He is currently CEO of Ponz, LLC. a healthcare, wellness and technology consulting firm

Dr. Robert DeJager has over 40 years of experience in drug development at academic institutions and in the biopharmaceutical industry. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He has been on the staff of academic institutions in the US and in Europe. His pharmaceutical appointments include Sanofi Research, AKZO-Nobel, R-Gene Therapeutics, Daiichi Pharmaceuticals, Conforma Therapeutics, Kosan Biosciences and Poniard Pharmaceuticals. 


Sibylle Hauser is an experienced business development and fundraising strategist for women-led biotech and lifesciences startups, and is Co-Chair of Women in Bio Entrepreneur Center.