Glenn Rice, Ph.D. is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has been involved with the start up, financing and building of seven biotech companies as founder/ CEO/ executive management team, which has led to one IPO and a total of four acquisitions (including two by public companies), resulting in significantly enhanced shareholder value.
Currently he is President of MetronomX, Pte. Ltd., a drug company developing clinical therapies for pediatric and adult cancer, and on the board of Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ :PCYC) a drug company with four drugs in the clinic for cancer, autoimmune and allergic diseases. As former COO and President of PCYC, he helped to restart the company, redirect the clinical pipeline, and raise $30M from institutional private equity firms and hedge funds. During his tenure the stock price increased 500%. Prior to Pharmacyclics he was CEO and founder of Pacific Biopharma Group Ltd., a firm specializing in US level cGMP biomanufacturing with laboratories in Taizhou, Jiangsu Province, PRC. PBG raised substantial funding from US, Indian, Singapore and China private equity as well as China’s Ministry of Sciences and Technology (MOST). PBG exited into publicly traded PCYC in 2009.
He is the founder and former CEO and President of Bridge Laboratories, Inc. (2004-2007). Bridge is the first company to build and operate FDA compliant pharmaceutical drug development testing laboratories in China (Beijing). Dr. Rice raised $39 million in venture capital funding from US, Taiwan, and Singapore based investors and built the company to 300 employees and revenues of $35 million from two years of start up. He is also currently founder of Emerging Med, Inc. a privately held internet clinical trial prequalification and placement service that connects and manages cancer patients with global clinical trials.
Previously (2002-2004), Dr. Rice headed life sciences at SRI International (Stanford Research Institute- Vice President Biosciences) in Menlo Park
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