Business Advisory Committee
Louis Frisina has been a consultant and held senior management positions in the biotechnology and scientific industries for over 20 years. He has been involved in the business development, sales and marketing, mergers and acquisitions and funding of pharmaceutical, medical device and scientific information companies worldwide.
LouisMost recently, Mr. Frisina was Senior Vice President of TheScientificWorld, an Internet-based scientific community and search engine company for scientific information acquisition. From 1996 to 2000, he was the CEO of Collagenesis, Inc., where he grew the Company from start-up to over $10 MM in sales. From 1993 to 1996, he was the President of Fisher Scientific Worldwide, a NYSE leading supplier of scientific products. Mr. Frisina also was President and COO of GynoPharma Inc., a venture backed pharmaceutical start-up that was sold to Johnson and Johnson. Mr. Frisina was also Senior Vice President of all commercial operations of Instrumentation Laboratory, which was rebuilt within an 18 month timeframe and successfully sold. From 1986 to 1990, Mr. Frisina held senior management positions at Ares-Serono, which grew from ~$150 MM to $700 MM.
Prior to his industry experience, Mr. Frisina held various positions in consulting firms to the IT and Healthcare markets for over seven years. He holds a BA, Summa cum laude from Dartmouth College, and an MPA from Harvard University.