Dedicated to ensuring the success of the life science industry in the state of Connecticut.

The BioCT Leadership and Board of Directors brings industry expertise, advice, and support to the Connecticut life science community. This team looks forward to serving as mentors and advisors to our members.

BioCT Leadership

Jodie Gillon
President & CEO, BioCT

Stanley Choy, M.B.A.
Co-Chair & Treasurer, BioCT /
Bioscience Entrepreneur

Paul Hughes, J.D.
Secretary, BioCT /
Partner, Wiggin and Dana, LLP

David I. Scheer, M.S.
Co-Chair, BioCT /
President, Scheer and Company

BioCT Board of Directors

Abhijit (Jit) Banerjee, PhD., M.B.A.
Associate Vice President, Innovation & Entrepreneurship,
University of Connecticut

Robert Bettigole, MPPM
Managing Partner,
Elm Street Ventures

Jean-Michel Boers, M.B.A.
US Country Managing Director, President and CEO,
Boehringer Ingelheim

Kat Kayser-Bricker, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer,
Halda Therapeutics

Seng H. Cheng, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Research and Product Development,
Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Diseases

Stanley Choy, M.B.A.
Bioscience Entrepreneur

Paul Fonteyne, M.B.A.
Executive in Residence,

Josh Geballe, M.B.A.
Senior Associate Provost for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Yale University;
Managing Director, Yale Ventures

Jodie Gillon
President & CEO,

John G. Houston, Ph.D.
President & CEO,

Paul Hughes, J.D.
Wiggin and Dana, LLP


Charles Lee, Ph.D, FACMG
Scientific Director and Professor,
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Raja Mangipudy, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Global Head of Drug Safety Research
and Development, Groton Site Director, Pfizer

David I. Scheer, M.S.
Scheer and Company

Jackie Schumacher
Head of Regulatory and Quality,

Erika Smith, M.B.A.
ReNetX Bio, Inc

J. Dormer Stephen, J.D.
Shipman & Goodwin, LLP

Matt Storeygard, M.B.A.
Senior Managing Director,
Connecticut Innovations (CI)

Mike Stow, M.B.A.
Vice President of Global Marketing for Surgical Robotics

Carter Winstanley
Winstanley Enterprises

Kaile Zagger
Healthcare Executive, Director & Co- Founder

Directors Emeriti

Kevin Rakin
HighCape Partners

David W. Keiser
Tetherex Pharmaceuticals

Peter Farina, Ph.D. 
Executive in Residence,
Canaan Partners

Frank J. Marco, J.D.
Special Counsel,
Wiggin and Dana, LLP

Harry H. Penner, Jr., LL.M.
Co-Founder & Chairman,