Mick Ruxin, M.D.
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Dr. Ruxin has been a strategic advisor to the Company since December 2017. Previously, Dr. Ruxin was the Chairman, CEO and Founder of Global Med Technologies, Inc. (GLOB). He grew GLOB from a foundational concept to an international medical software company, specializing in FDA approved software, with specific diagnostic capabilities, and serving over 30 countries on 4 continents. Under his leadership, GLOB had its initial financing, its public offering and subsequent follow-on financings. Dr. Ruxin also founded PeopleMed, Inc., a validation and chronic disease management software subsidiary of GLOB. In addition, he conceived and executed the acquisition and financing of Inlog, a French software company serving the EU, becoming the Directeur General and responsible for European Operations, and eDonor, a US based regulated software company serving domestic and international blood donor centers. Prior to Dr. Ruxin engineering the sale of GLOB to a NYSE company, Haemonetics Corp. (HAE), he led his team to national prominence by being awarded the #1 position in quality of product and customer service against billion dollar software companies, rated by an industry-respected, independent software rating service. After GLOB's acquisition by Haemonetics, Dr. Ruxin was asked to stay with the company through the transition. Dr. Ruxin was on the Executive Management Team (EMT) at Haemonetics for approximately 6 months after the merger. The EMT was responsible for diagnostic strategies and identified domestic and international software opportunities for the Company. Before founding Global Med Technologies, Dr. Ruxin founded and was President and CEO of DataMed International, Inc. (DMI), a private, international drugs of abuse management company (from 1989-1997). DMI's clients included FedEx, International Multi-Foods, Los Alamos National Laboratories, Chevron, ConAgra, Nestles and AT&T, among over 500 other companies. Dr. Ruxin was one of the first 10 certified Medical Review Officers in the country, and he participated in writing the Federal legislation for drugs of abuse testing. Dr. Ruxin received his M.D. degree from the University of Southern California and his B.A degree in Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh.
Chief Financial Officer (interim)
Mr. VanderMeer has been the founder and Managing Partner of Infusion 51a, LP which is a fund that restructures companies with impediments, CFO of VC firm International Infusion LP, and CFO, Founder, and Director of Vivacitas Oncology Inc. an oncology therapeutic company since December 2014, February 2014 and August 2015, respectively. Mr. VanderMeer has been instrumental in the development and expansion of International Infusion's current portfolio, leveraging key business development relationships, both domestic and international. Mr. VanderMeer has managed the firm's research committee, focusing on vetting potential projects across an array of sectors. Mr. VanderMeer is responsible for activities at each of these entities as they relate to finance, accounting, bookkeeping, working with administrators, corporate communication, and working through audits to completion. Mr. VanderMeer graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a B.S. in Business Marketing and an M.B.A with a concentration in Real Estate.