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Luke Lightning, PhD

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

SVP Partnerships, LAUNCH Media Inc., This Week in Startups and Founder and CEO, MogulDex. University of Washington grad.

SVP Partnerships, LAUNCH Media Inc., This Week in Startups and Founder and CEO, MogulDex. University of Washington grad.

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Involved In

Founder

Bay Area LifeTech
MogulDex

Advisor

Western SoMa Citizens Planning Task Force
UCSF
LeadIQ
Multicultural Alumni Network at Carleton College
Multicultural Alumni Network at Carleton College
UCSF Graduate Division Alumni Association (GDAA)
Western SoMa Citizens Planning Task Force

Positions

SVP Partnerships The LAUNCH Partnership, This Week in Startups April 2013 - present
Founder Bay Area LifeTech December 2011 - present
Lead Organizer Native American Heritage Night with the SF Giants November 2011 - present
Member Founders Network January 2012 - present
Board Member - President Multicultural Alumni Network at Carleton College April 2012 - present
Board Member - President Elect UCSF Graduate Division Alumni Association (GDAA) June 2012 - present
Founder MogulDex July 2015 - present
Senior Research Director Alquest Therapeutics March 2010 - March 2014
DMPK Consultant Carmot Therapeutics March 2010 - April 2013
Board Member Western SoMa Citizens Planning Task Force March 2007 - March 2013
Associate Director, DMPK ARYx Therapeutics February 2008 - February 2010
Senior Scientist II, DMPK ARYx Therapeutics April 2004 - February 2008
Assistant Professor Purdue University June 2001 - August 2003
Postdoctoral Scholar UCSF August 1998 - June 2001

Education

University of Washington Medicinal Chemistry 1993 - 1998
Carleton College Chemistry 1989 - 1993
Benson High School 1987 - 1989

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Healthcare
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Medical Devices

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John Moon
Founder / Managing Partner, Mochanix, LLC. Previously Director of Product Marketing, Kovio. University of California, Los Angeles grad.
Nigel Beck
Vice President, Corporate Development, Business Development, Strategy, IBM. Previously Entrepreneur, CEO, Founder, liketribe.
Luke gets it, knows everyone, and is an all around great guy.

Nigel Beck
We worked together  •  Vice President, Corporate Development, Business Development, Strategy, IBM. Previously Entrepreneur, CEO, Founder, liketribe.
Nigel is super passionate about helping entrepreneurs succeed and building quality startups. Plus, he's a great guy to have a beer or three ... with while discussing your ideas.