SALT LAKE CITY, UT, October 3, 2023 – Seek Labs, a healthcare innovations company doing research in infectious disease diagnostic systems and pharmaceuticals, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert W. (Charlie) Turner as Vice President of Business Development. As Vice President of Business Development, Turner will join the Business Development team and drive the company’s commercialization strategy.
Turner brings over 20 years of experience in corporate development and has played key leadership roles in over 40 biopharmaceutical industry strategic transactions, with a cumulative deal value exceeding $3 billion. Turner also brings a strong background advising early-stage companies, venture capital experience, and consulting. Turner was the Principal Consultant and Founder of Tri-Bio Ventures LLC, which provided business development and licensing consulting to primarily early-stage biopharmaceutical clients. Before founding Tri-Bio Ventures, he held senior business development leadership roles at POZEN, Pappas Ventures, Novartis Consumer Health, and Glaxo Wellcome.
“We are fortunate to add Charlie Turner to our Business Development Team,” said Jared Bauer, CEO. “Turner has extensive experience in biopharmaceutical licensing, M&A, early-stage consulting, and strategic alliances. Turner has had an exceptional career playing a key role in biopharmaceutical strategic transactions. I am confident Turner will help Seek Labs reach and surpass several business milestones.”
Most recently, Turner returned from a 3-year religious service mission to Brazil. Turner earned a BS in Accounting from the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University. Turner went on to earn a MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
About Seek Labs
Seek Labs is a company united by a vision to advance scientific discovery and universal solutions. Seek Labs strives to innovate healthcare solutions that bridge gaps between patients, providers, and remedies. Seek Labs is united by the passion of our founders and their shared beliefs that healthcare solutions should empower individuals and serve their specific needs. Today—after years of experimentation, failure, and breakthrough—Seek Labs is pursuing impactful diagnostic and pharmaceutical technologies that revolutionize point of care.
Seek Labs is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. Seek Labs is a member of the BioHive, the Utah life sciences industry collective.
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