Anvil Informatics, Inc. Expands Its Management Team And Adds A New Business Advisor

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from AnVil Informatics, Inc.

    LOWELL, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Jai Dev Dasgupta, Vice President,
 Products and Services, comes to AnVil with 20 years of experience in
 theoretical biology, software development and management. Before joining
 AnVil, Dr. Dasgupta was Vice President of Technology Services at CyberMedica,
 Inc., and prior to that, Vice President of Professional Services at
 eCredit.com. At CyberMedia, Inc. Dr. Dasgupta led a company effort to improve
 its innovative e-commerce implementation practices. At eCredit he spent
 several years participating in software development and project management
 before starting a professional services group.
     In addition to Dr. Dasgupta's business experience in the management of
 software product implementation and the creation of innovative software, he
 spent 15 years in academia, including 10 years at the Harvard Medical School
 where he was a professor conducting independent research on the human immune
 system. Dr. Dasgupta received his Ph.D. in mathematical biology from Panjab
 University and his M.Sc. in physics from Jiwaji University.
     Katherine Webster, Vice President Sales has over twelve years of
 experience in sales management, business strategy development, and e-commerce
 development in the life science industry. Most recently, she was Commercial
 Account Manager handling key worldwide pharmaceutical and biotech business for
 Celera Genomics, a division of Applera Corp., which supplies data and tools
 for bioinformatics, genomics, and proteomics to the pharmaceutical and
 biotechnology industries.
     Ms. Webster holds an Executive Certificate in Business Management from the
 University of Cincinnati and a B.S. in Chemistry from the State University of
 New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
     Louis Frisina, Business Advisory Member, has been a consultant and held
 senior management positions in the biotechnology and scientific industries for
 over 20 years. He has been involved in the business development, sales and
 marketing, mergers and acquisitions and funding of pharmaceutical, medical
 device and scientific information companies worldwide.
     Most recently, Mr. Frisina was Senior Vice President of
 TheScientificWorld, an Internet-based scientific community and search engine
 company for scientific information acquisition. From 1996 to 2000, he was the
 CEO of Collagenesis, Inc., where he grew the Company from start-up to over $10
 MM in sales. From 1993 to 1996, he was the President of Fisher Scientific
 Worldwide. Mr. Frisina also was President and COO of GynoPharma Inc. Senior
 Vice President at Instrumentation Laboratory; and held various senior
 management positions at Ares-Serono.
     Mr. Frisina holds a BA, Summa cum laude from Dartmouth College and an MPA
 from Harvard.
     "Our clients are asking us to help them explore massive and complex data
 sets. In response, we are ramping up our internal staff to meet the need for
 more advanced methods and interactive tools for data analysis and
 visualization", said Michael J. McManus, President and COO at AnVil.
 
     About AnVil Informatics:
     AnVil Informatics, Inc. is a data exploration company. Incorporated in
 March of 2000, AnVil provides data mining, analysis, and visualization
 services and customized software tools to the leading pharmaceutical and
 biotechnology companies. AnVil's unique combination of professional services,
 experience with a wide variety of data mining and visualization tools and
 AnVil's own high-dimensional software tools enables the exploration and
 visualization of large, complex, high dimensional datasets. AnVil's technical
 experts are highly skilled at locating useful, but difficult-to-find knowledge
 in large data sets. AnVil's success in knowledge discovery empowers its
 clients to make critical decisions sooner and more accurately. To learn more
 about AnVil's professional services and software offerings, visit our web site
 at http://www.anvilinformatics.com.
 
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    LOWELL, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Jai Dev Dasgupta, Vice President,
 Products and Services, comes to AnVil with 20 years of experience in
 theoretical biology, software development and management. Before joining
 AnVil, Dr. Dasgupta was Vice President of Technology Services at CyberMedica,
 Inc., and prior to that, Vice President of Professional Services at
 eCredit.com. At CyberMedia, Inc. Dr. Dasgupta led a company effort to improve
 its innovative e-commerce implementation practices. At eCredit he spent
 several years participating in software development and project management
 before starting a professional services group.
     In addition to Dr. Dasgupta's business experience in the management of
 software product implementation and the creation of innovative software, he
 spent 15 years in academia, including 10 years at the Harvard Medical School
 where he was a professor conducting independent research on the human immune
 system. Dr. Dasgupta received his Ph.D. in mathematical biology from Panjab
 University and his M.Sc. in physics from Jiwaji University.
     Katherine Webster, Vice President Sales has over twelve years of
 experience in sales management, business strategy development, and e-commerce
 development in the life science industry. Most recently, she was Commercial
 Account Manager handling key worldwide pharmaceutical and biotech business for
 Celera Genomics, a division of Applera Corp., which supplies data and tools
 for bioinformatics, genomics, and proteomics to the pharmaceutical and
 biotechnology industries.
     Ms. Webster holds an Executive Certificate in Business Management from the
 University of Cincinnati and a B.S. in Chemistry from the State University of
 New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
     Louis Frisina, Business Advisory Member, has been a consultant and held
 senior management positions in the biotechnology and scientific industries for
 over 20 years. He has been involved in the business development, sales and
 marketing, mergers and acquisitions and funding of pharmaceutical, medical
 device and scientific information companies worldwide.
     Most recently, Mr. Frisina was Senior Vice President of
 TheScientificWorld, an Internet-based scientific community and search engine
 company for scientific information acquisition. From 1996 to 2000, he was the
 CEO of Collagenesis, Inc., where he grew the Company from start-up to over $10
 MM in sales. From 1993 to 1996, he was the President of Fisher Scientific
 Worldwide. Mr. Frisina also was President and COO of GynoPharma Inc. Senior
 Vice President at Instrumentation Laboratory; and held various senior
 management positions at Ares-Serono.
     Mr. Frisina holds a BA, Summa cum laude from Dartmouth College and an MPA
 from Harvard.
     "Our clients are asking us to help them explore massive and complex data
 sets. In response, we are ramping up our internal staff to meet the need for
 more advanced methods and interactive tools for data analysis and
 visualization", said Michael J. McManus, President and COO at AnVil.
 
     About AnVil Informatics:
     AnVil Informatics, Inc. is a data exploration company. Incorporated in
 March of 2000, AnVil provides data mining, analysis, and visualization
 services and customized software tools to the leading pharmaceutical and
 biotechnology companies. AnVil's unique combination of professional services,
 experience with a wide variety of data mining and visualization tools and
 AnVil's own high-dimensional software tools enables the exploration and
 visualization of large, complex, high dimensional datasets. AnVil's technical
 experts are highly skilled at locating useful, but difficult-to-find knowledge
 in large data sets. AnVil's success in knowledge discovery empowers its
 clients to make critical decisions sooner and more accurately. To learn more
 about AnVil's professional services and software offerings, visit our web site
 at http://www.anvilinformatics.com.
 
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