David W. Todhunter
Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Financial Officer
Over the past 20 years, Mr. Todhunter has served as the Chief Financial Officer or Chief Executive Officer for several companies ranging in size from start-ups to $100 million in revenue. He has also participated on the boards of over 20 companies. His expertise includes mergers & acquisitions, start-ups/turnarounds, fundraising, system implementations, strategic planning and corporate governance. Mr. Todhunter has a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics/Economic (magna cum laude) from Brown University.
Francesca del Vecchio, PhD
Inventor and Scientific Advisor
Dr. del Vecchio has an 18 years-long professional experience matured in international academic institutions, private companies and R&D centres where she has managed several innovative projects in the fields of biology, chemistry, botanic and biochemistry. Her skills and competences are primarily in the development of advanced techniques for the formulation and preparation of biochemistry compounds and DNA sequencing, e.g. DNA library construction, ligation in plasmid cloning vectors and analysis of genomic DNA sequencing results. She has also extensive experience in all the most common techniques used in genetic therapy and in molecular biology for DNA cloning and DNA engineering. She has authored numerous posters, papers and publications in all major fields of the scientific biochemistry community. Dr. del Vecchio is the inventor of the technology and the scientific solution behind BeesFree, Inc.
Dr. del Vecchio has a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Cambridge University, United Kingdom and a University Degree in Biology from the University of 'La Sapienza' in Rome, Italy.