our Team

We work hard to deliver the best in healthcare innovation and multi-omic insights.

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The Leadership Team

The Leadership team at Perthera is dedicated to serving our clients and their patients with the best in clinical decision support. We work hard to deliver the best in healthcare innovation and multi-omic insights.


Albert Kelley

President & CEO
Over 30 years of international healthcare technology Leadership from start-ups to IPO.

Patricia De Arbeloa,


Medical Director
Experienced Medical Director with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry.
Edik blais, PhD

Director, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
Biomedical engineer with expertise in cancer biology, biostatistics & data science.

Nancy Emrick

vP of Operations
Leading The Commercialization Efforts To Bring Its Best In Class Cancer Care To Patients.​

Yuri Frayman

Chief product Officer
Enterprise Software Technologist, Serial Entrepreneur And Technology Leadership.

Einaras Von Gravrock

Chief Strategy Officer
Serial Entrepreneur And Technology Investor.
Chip Petricoin, PhD

Chief Science Officer
George Mason University Professor, School Of Systems Biology Co-Director, Center For Applied Proteomics And Molecular Medicine.

Michael Pishvaian,


Chief Medical Officer
Oncologist And Director Of Clinical Research Programs For Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
Aurelija Urbonaviciute
Director, European operations
16+ Years Of Experience In Product Development And Tech Leadership Roles. Ex Startup CEO.
Senait Fesseha

VP of Finance
20+ years of experience in financial analytics and business operations with focus on operational efficiency and quality.

Board Members

At Perthera we strive to surround ourselves with a Board of Directors who can help us grow our business and improve our processes.  Our board is made up of recognized leaders across many areas of expertise and contribute significant amounts of time, talent, and energy to further the mission of our company.


Albert Kelley

Board Member
Over 30 years of start-up to IPO international medical businesses including market research, clinical trials, market strategy development and execution, and establishing and managing high performance direct foreign operations, joint ventures, and specialty distributors in Europe, Middle East, South America, and Asia/Pacific region.

Andrew Black

Board Member
Andrew is a serial entrepreneur and investor working with the best minds in government and industry, helping to build data-driven solutions for the complex international challenges of our era. Andrew is an accomplished sales leader in Federal and large multinational corporations, and his technology expertise is in AI/ML, DevSecOps, and Quantum Information Systems.

Einaras von Gravrock

Board Member
Serial entrepreneur and technology investor. Einaras founded CUJO AI to secure everything that connects to the Internet, becoming by far the biggest IoT Security company protecting more than 1.5 Billion devices and 40M homes. Notable Achievements: Founded, let CUJO AI to become the largest IoT security firm in the world. Named a “Technology Pioneer” by the World Economic Forum and invited to attend Davos in 2019. Named a “Global Innovator” by the World Economic Forum in 2020.

William Lee

Board Member
William Lee is a Founder and Managing Partner of Pilot Growth Equity and is based in San Francisco. Will has been creating software for over 30 years and investing in technology companies for over 20 years. He is a visionary technology entrepreneur, operator, systems architect, and investor. Will is the creator of NavPod, Pilot Growth’s Artificial Intelligence based Automated Deal Sourcing and Workflow Engine. Will currently serves on the boards of 4 Technologies, Tailwind, Velocidi and Webgility. Will’s other active investments in the funds include Bizzabo, CB Insights, and Metabiota. Will’s previous investments include Zenedge (acquired by Oracle), where he served on the board, FirstBest Systems (acquired by Guidewire), Counsyl (acquired by Myriad Genetics), CUJO AI, and PMC.

Yehuda Neuberger

Board Member
Yehuda Neuberger is the President of Brownstone Recovery Group. Neuberger is an active private equity investor with investments in a range of companies in various sectors including financial services, back office processing, and business software. Neuberger serves on the Boards of Directors for many companies and not-for-profit institutions, including publicly-held Maiden Holdings. From 2001 to 2008, Neuberger was Executive Vice President of American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, and continues to serve on its Board and on the Board of its international parent, Armor Holdco. Prior to that, Neuberger was an attorney with the firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP. Neuberger is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Harvard Law School.

Rob Walker

Board Member
Founder and Partner at Pilot Growth. Rob has over 16 years of investing and business development experience and serves on the board on two of the firm’s investments; Perthera and Metabiota, while quite active in the investments of Bizzabo, CB Insights, Velocidi and Webgility. Rob’s previous investments include Counsyl (acquired by Myriad), (Zenedge (acquired by Oracle) and C-Legal (acquired by Ernst & Young). Rob has extensive private and public sector experience in international affairs, politics and government.

Medical, scientific, and senior advisors

Members of Perthera’s Medical, Scientific, and Senior Advisory Board are leaders and experts in their industries. They provide high level intellectual and strategic guidance to the team and support our company with their experience, contacts and wealth of ideas.


John L. Marshall

Scientific Advisor

Jonathan Brody,

Ph. D.

Scientific Advisor

James "Sandy"

Winnefeld, Jr.

Senior Advisor
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