Founded in 2002 and located in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Selventa's work enables pharma and consumer product companies in precision health care and biomarker discovery
24 major Pharma Partnerships
Selventa has engaged in over 110 pharmaceutical and life science consulting projects. With our strong IP position and solid pharmaceutical partnerships, Selventa is well positioned to capitalize on transforming the health care industry and leveraging cumulative Big Data information to further advance precision medicine through Clarify tests. In 2013, Frost & Sullivan recognized us with a North American Technology Leadership Award for SysDx.
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Selventa offers an excellent benefits package and a tight-knit entrepreneurial environment. Our employees enjoy weekly staff lunches, journal and development clubs, milestone celebrations and holiday parties.
We are looking for motivated individuals interested in growth opportunities to join our vibrant team. Our collaborative team consists of highly-skilled scientists and technologists who work together to solve challenging scientific problems for our client partners.
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Dr. Renée Deehan Kenney joined Selventa in 2006. As Head of Research, she develops and executes the scientific strategy for the organization. Together with her team of biologists and computational biologists, she is responsible for the scientific content behind ClarifyRA, a diagnostic that provides molecular information about Disease Activity and potential response to treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis patients. Dr. Deehan Kenney also leads the science for Selventa's consulting services, and she leverages her understanding of both the industry and client needs to develop custom strategies that translate scientific challenges into navigable solutions. This is predicated on her fundamental belief that a comprehensive understanding of the molecular basis of disease, at the level of an individual patient, is required for successful target discovery and biomarker development and ultimately for personalized medicine in the clinic. Dr. Deehan Kenney has led over 45 collaborations with pharmaceutical, consumer product, and academic partners. She represents Selventa externally to clients, the Board of Directors and Selventa's Scientific Advisory Board, and she has spoken at personalized medicine conferences across the globe.
Dr. Deehan Kenney earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology from the University of California, Berkeley.
Patricia F. Deware
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Patricia Deware joined Selventa in 2011. She is responsible for providing the financial leadership for the company, including financial management and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, cash management, as well as tax and audit preparations.
She brings over 20 years of experience working in manufacturing, financial services, consulting and life science companies ranging from Fortune 500 to start-ups to the team. Notably, she was a controller for Diagnostic Vision Corporation. She also held senior or managing roles in South Bay Auto Group, Fidelity Investments, Di Pesa & Company, and Avery Dennison.
Ms. Deware received an M.B.A. from Babson College, Master of Taxation from Bentley College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Stonehill College.
Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Mr. Louis Latino joined Selventa in 2008 to drive global sales supported by targeted marketing initiatives. He is building direct sales, sales support, marketing and business development infrastructure to support significant long-term growth consistent with the strategic direction of the company.
The majority of Mr. Latino’s career has focused on building value in a sales management capacity for early-stage life science companies. Prior to joining Selventa, Mr. Latino served as the Vice President of North America, Life Sciences Sales and Support for Accelrys, where he was responsible for both software and services. His more than 30 years of sales experience also included positions at Superscape Group PLC, Geneformatics and Biosym Technologies.
Mr. Latino earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Boston College.
William Hayes, PhD
Chief Technical Officer
Dr. William Hayes joined Selventa in 2012 to help implement advanced analytics as well as extend and refine Selventa Discovery Platform for biomarker discovery programs. He brings 15 years of experience managing and supporting innovative IT solutions. His responsibilities include extending the Selventa Discovery Platform to efficiently analyze new experimental assay data types and significantly increase the depth and breadth of capabilities for more sophisticated analyses.
Prior to joining Selventa, Dr. Hayes
was the Director of Decision Support and Literature Informatics, R&D IT at Biogen Idec. In this role, he was responsible for providing decision support capabilities for R&D scientists. Notably, he evolved a Corporate Library into a Literature Informatics team using state of the art text analytics and visualizations to support Biogen Idec from Discovery to the Board Room and deployed an agile data management platform based on Semantic Web. Prior to Biogen Idec, William worked at AstraZeneca and GSK in the Bioinformatics Departments.
He received his Bachelor’s in Aerospace Engineering and Ph.D. in Applied Biology and Bioinformatics from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA.