About Us

Change one thing, change everything

Our story

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We founded Science Exchange in 2011 because, we felt, something needed to change. So we set out to democratize access to the world’s scientific expertise, replacing bureaucracy with connectivity, opaqueness with transparency, and the research world began moving forward at a faster pace. Our mission, then and now, is to make the impact of scientific discovery readily available to every organization on the planet. So far, these changes have helped tens of thousands of researchers from every scientific discipline imaginable, from Agrologists through to Zymologists, move their research, and by extension humanity, forward… and we’re just getting started. Science Exchange. Change Science

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Co-founder & CEO

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Co-founder & COO


Elizabeth Iorns
Co-founder & CEO

Dan Knox
Co-founder & COO

Jim Emerich

Natalie Foote
Senior Director, Project Management

Tzlil Hadass
VP, Business Development

David Iorns
Chief Technical Architect

Karen Iorns
Senior Director, Data, Analytics & Internal IT

Nolan McDonnell
VP, Product

Tara McKenzie
Contracts Counsel

Shaun O'Connor
VP, Corporate Development

Nicole Perfito
VP, Commercial Operations

Marielle Smith
VP, People & Culture

Mia Swenson
VP, Business Operations

Kaitlin Ziemer
Senior Director, Implementation & Sales Success

Board of directors

Elizabeth Iorns

CEO, Science Exchange

Andy Weissman

Partner, Union Square Ventures

David Nicholson

EVP & Chief R&D Officer, Allergan

Dan Knox

COO, Science Exchange

Casper de Clercq

General Partner, Norwest Venture Partners

David Singer

Managing Partner, Maverick Ventures

Advisory board

Sol Babani

Senior VP, Drug Development, PRA Health Science

Carlos Barroso

Founder & President, CJB and Associates, LLC

Walt Charles

Senior VP & Chief Procurement Officer, Allergan

Johannes Fruehauf

Founder & President, LabCentral

Chris Game


Karen Heier

Senior VP, Global Head of Marketing & Sales at Covance

Chris Moxham

Senior VP, Discovery Research, Fulcrum Therapeutics

Sabah Oney

CBO, Alector

Manuel Pietch


Philip Tagari

VP Research, Amgen

John Wagner

Senior VP, Head of Translational Research & Early Clinical, Takeda Pharmaceuticals


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