Management

Dr Trevor CastorDr. Trevor P. Castor - President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Trevor P. Castor, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, has over 30 years of diversified business experience ranging from management, marketing and finance to technology and business development in the energy, environmental and biopharmaceutical industries. He has had bottom-line experience with several high-tech startups. Dr. Castor graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. He studied Business Administration at St. Mary's College, Brooklyn, NY, and Management, Marketing and Finance at the Harvard University Extension Program, Cambridge, MA. He is the primary author of 36 issued US and international patents and 15 pending patents. Dr. Castor has collaborated with and consulted to several multinational companies including Baxter Healthcare, Bayer AG, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, General Electric, Novartis AG and the Gillette Company, and financial institutions such as the Bank of New England and the New England Life Insurance Company.

Management and Directors Joseph FarisJoseph F. Faris, CPA - Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Joseph F. Faris, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, has served as a transitional hands-on CFO/Controller to several different industries on a time-sharing/consulting basis over the last 30 years. Some of his clients include Hemagen Diagnostics, Inc., Medical Research, Inc., T Cell Sciences, Inc., Innovative Polymers, Inc. and Neurogen, Inc. He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, cum laude, from Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

 

Management and Directors James FaleseJames J. Falese - Controller

Mr. James J. Falese, Controller, has over 30 years experience in all areas of accounting, cost and financial analysis, strategic planning, budgeting, inventory, financial controls and reporting. Strong expertise in manufacturing cost accounting, implementation of accounting systems, Information Technology and Human Resources management. He most recently worked as Controller of Serica Technologies, Inc., Medford, MA (now Allergan), as Plant Controller at Wyeth Biopharma, Andover, MA (now Pfizer) and Controller of Endogen, Inc., Woburn, MA (now Thermo Fisher Scientific). He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Merrimack College, North Andover, MA.


Directors

Trevor P. Castor, Ph.D.

President and CEO, Aphios Corporation.

 Management  Directors Anthony JaniukAnthony Janiuk, J.D., R. Ph.

Mr. Anthony Janiuk, J.D., R. Ph. is Of Counsel at Lathrop & Gage, LLP, Boston, MA. Most recently he was a Partner at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, Boston, MA. Prior to that, he was Corporate Attorney for Waters Corporation, Milford, MA, where he was entrusted to establish a law office for this public company and in which he was involved in the maintenance of corporate records, contracts, litigation, planning, intellectual property issues and acquisitions. He was also Of Counsel for Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C., Boston, MA, Chief Legal Counsel of Gene-Trak Systems Corporation, Framingham, MA, Patent Attorney for Amoco Corporation, Chicago, IL and Patent Attorney for Emrich and Dithmar, Chicago, IL. Mr. Janiuk received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, and his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, IL.

 

Management  Directors Val LivadaVal R. Livada, Ph.D.

Dr. Val R. Livada, Ph.D. is Founder and CEO of Weybridge Partners, Winchester, MA, which is focused on successful technology commercialization, and a Senior Lecturer on Corporate entrepreneurship at the Sloan School of Management, MIT, Cambridge, MA. At MIT, he has led a joint research project, with the Wharton Business School, on Corporate Venture Capital, is a Catalyst at the Deshpande Center, and a consultant at the Cambridge University/MIT Institute. Prior to establishing Weybridge Partners, he was a Director at Braxton Associates, an international strategy planning consulting firm, and a Vice-President at Pugh-Roberts Associates, a technology management firm. He has over 30 years of experience in the areas of strategic planning and organizational dynamics with detailed knowledge in the areas of innovation, product development and R&D management. His clients have included Fortune 500 companies such as GM and Eli Lilly. Dr. Livada received his undergraduate degree from MIT and His M.A. and Ph.D. from Tufts University, Boston, MA.