Tom Farb, President, CEO & Co-Founder, Thrive Bioscience, Inc.
Mr. Farb-Horch is CEO and President of Thrive Bioscience (Boston, Massachusetts) which provides instruments and software tools for the automation of cell culture and stem cell culture, a neglected yet critical area for biomedical research. Thrive has raised $25M to-date, has filed 64 patent applications is selling its first two in a family of instruments.
Mr. Farb-Horch has actively participated in the founding of over 10 life sciences, artificial intelligence and software companies and has had four exits with one billion dollars or more. He has founded and served on the Boards of numerous companies, including Exact Sciences (NASD: EXAS), Fair Isaac (NYSE: FIC), Redwood Trust (NYSE: RWT), HNC Software (acquired by Fair Isaac), Retek Systems (acquired by Oracle) and Saf-T-Med (acquired by Becton Dickinson).
Mr. Farb-Horch has served as President, COO and/or in the senior management of numerous companies, including Thrive Bioscience, Inc., Indevus Pharmaceuticals, and Cytyc.
Mr. Farb has also been a Trustee for numerous non-profit organizations including North Shore InnoVentures (an incubator/accelerator in the Boston area), Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Asia America Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Farb is a graduate of Harvard University.