Alejandro Zamorano, VP of Business Development, PainQx
Handles all strategic and partnering opportunities for PainQx. Alejandro has 10 years of experience in business development finance, marketing, and fundraising in the life sciences. PainQx is an A.I. powered medical device company that has developed a method to objectively measure chronic pain. The PainQx platform achieves this by assessing neural activity using EEG from a patient’s brain and processing and decoding the data through proprietary algorithms. The output is a scaled pain biomarker correlates to a patient’s pain state. The PainQx platform will be used by physicians as a biomarker to gauge the dosage of medication and the efficacy of a treatment regimen. This is an especially pressing need given the opioid epidemic which in 2017 claimed 49,068 Americans. Previously Alejandro was Co-Founder & VP of Business Development at Life Science Nation (LSN), an online platform that helps entrepreneurs connect with investors that fit their investment needs. During Alejandro’s tenure at LSN, the business grew from 1 to 22 employees, opened of a broker-dealer (Boston Innovation Capital), created a quarterly conference (Redefining Early Stage Investments), and the launched the LSN Company and Investor Platform. Previous to LSN Alejandro was Business Development Executive at Abpro a CRO specializing in the development of recombinant proteins, monoclonal antibodies, and the associated assay development. Alejandro joined Abpro as a financial analyst responsible for securing funding. He was then promoted to a role in Business Development. In this role, Alejandro formed discovery and development-stage collaborations with the industry’s largest pharmaceutical companies such as Novartis, Astellas, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Abbott (Now Abbvie).