Guillermo Morales, Ph.D., M.B.A. President and CEO
Dr. Morales is President and CEO of Sulfagenix, Inc. He brings 24 years of experience in chemistry and pharmaceutical R&D in positions of increasing responsibility (Director, COO, VP, CBO, CEO) for diverse research programs (early drug discovery to IND ready) and 19 years of experience in business development and strategy. He has been involved in business development, licensing, directing research and development programs, fundraising, patent and grant writing, intellectual property assessment, operations improvement, management (USA, Russia, Latin America, Asia), and financial management. Dr. Morales is the former Editor-in-Chief of the journal Molecular Diversity (11 years), has served on the editorial advisory board of several journals including Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry, and Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening. He is the leading inventor in 9 granted patents (plus 4 applications), author in 33 scientific publications, and currently serves as NIH SBIR reviewer.
Gabriel Gojon Sr., Ph.D., Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Gojon, a past recipient of the prestigious Andres Manuel del Rio award (2007) from the National Chemical Society Mexico, is the Director of Research at NANT and the co-discoverer of SG1002. Dr. Gojon began his career in industry as the Director of Research at Reactimex, SA de CV, in Monterrey, where he was in charge of new product research and development. Throughout his career Dr. Gojon has received numerous recognitions, distinctions and awards. He was President of the Council of Professional Chemists of the state of Nuevo Leon, elected National Secretary of the Chemical Society of Mexico, was appointed “Registered Technology Consultant, specializing in Organic Chemistry” by the Mexico National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), and was a member of the Evaluating Committee of Mexico National System of Researchers (Area II-Biology and Chemistry). He has also served as a consultant to IDESA Group, CYDSA Group, Protexa Group, Uniroyal Corporation, Hylsa (Ternium), Pigmentos y Oxidos (PYOSA), Prodemex, and Productos Quimicos de Chihuahua.
Jorge Eugenio Ortiz Salinas, Chief Technical Officer
Jorge Eugenio Ortiz Salinas is an investor and entrepreneur. Graduated with a B.S. Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from ITESM in Monterrey, Mexico, and postgraduate Master in Science Industrial Administration from Purdue’s Krannert School of Business in 1978. He has 30 years of experience in startups, and has 25 years of experience serving as Board Member of several public and private companies in diverse business fields such as Retail, Telecom, and Finance.