Team

Kyle Serikawa

Writer

Kyle Serikawa received his PhD in Genetics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1996 and moved to Seattle to pursue postdoctoral research positions in algal development and the cell cycle of yeast. He was an early adopter of microarrays as tools for the genome-wide measurement of transcription in cells and tissues.

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Leora Schiff

Writer

Leora Schiff is the Founder and Principal of Altius Strategy Consulting, a company that provides product value development planning services to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostic and medical device companies. She helps companies identify product value propositions for different market stakeholders and plan for the generation of clinical, health economic and quality of life evidence needed to support those value propositions.

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Alison Beierlein

Business operations

Alison Beierlein is a small business specialist, consultant, and keynote speaker. She has studied and worked internationally, attaining an engineering degree (Dipl. Ing.) in Germany with a major in agricultural management. She also completed a teaching certificate in Adult Education, as well as a certification in Quality Management from the German Institute of Quality. Upon returning to Canada, Alison certified in Project Management while working as General Manager of a small wholesale and distribution company. Experienced in small business operations and lean management, Alison struck out on her own in 2017 to launch her business, Moving Mountains Consulting Ltd., where she now partners with successful entrepreneurs to help them grow their businesses.

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Pedro Rafael Rosado

The Long Run editor/producer

Pedro Rafael Rosado is a veteran audio producer and voiceover professional and currently serves as president and content director of HeadStepper Media, a boutique media startup he founded in 2014. Before launching his startup, Pedro spent 23 years as a print staff editor and senior producer for both audio and video at The New York Times.

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Steve White

Web designer/developer

Steve White is a multifaceted UI + UX Designer and Front-End Web Developer (Full-Stack Designer) with over a decade of experience in the web industry. Steve has experience working for large brands such as: Home Depot, Chick-fil-A, Ted’s Montana Grill, DIY Network, ING Bank, Tempur-Pedic, Case-Mate and A.D.A.M. Consumer Health.

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