FreeThink Technologies
Leadership

Dr. Kenneth C. Waterman

President and Chairman of the Board

After receiving his B.S. (UCLA) and Ph.D. (UC Berkeley) in physical-organic chemistry, Kenneth Waterman completed post-doctoral studies (Columbia University) before spending 12 years at Polaroid (as a distinguished scientist), then 13 years at Pfizer (as a Research Fellow). He has successfully invented and commercialized a number of products and is the author of over 75 publications. He was made an AAPS Fellow in 2011 the same year he started FreeThink Technologies.

Mark Kastan

Vice President and Secretary of Board

Mark Kastan received his B.S. (Washington University) and MBA (University of Rochester). He worked on Wall Street for 17 years (Credit Suisse First Boston, Merrill Lynch) as an equity analyst. He helped found FreeThink Technologies in 2011 and currently heads the software division and manages company finances.

Dr. Alisa Waterman

Chief Science Officer and Member of Board

Alisa Waterman received her B.A. (Wesleyan University) and Ph.D. (Albert Einstein College of Medicine), and completed post-doctoral studies (Yale University) before spending 24 years at Boehringer Ingelheim (as a Senior Research Fellow) championing discovery and development of biological and small molecule drug candidates. In 2015 she joined FreeThink Technologies where she currently manages the customer portfolio of projects.

Dr. Jennifer Lewis

Senior Associate Director, Analytical Services

Jennifer Lewis received her B.A. (Berea College) and Ph.D. (University of Kentucky) before spending 9 years at Pfizer (as Principal Scientist/Technical Lead) and 3 years at the University of Miami (as an Assistant Dean of Strategic Initiatives). She joined FreeThink Technologies in 2014 where she heads the analytical laboratories.

Dr. Jennifer Chu

Technology Development Lead

Jennifer Chu received her B.S.E. (Princeton University) and Ph.D. (University of Texas, Austin) before spending 7 years at Pfizer (as a Senior Principal Scientist) followed by work at a series of small biotech companies (Neurogen, Ikaria, Achillion as an Executive Director of Pharmaceutical Sciences). She joined FreeThink in 2018 where she leads formulation development and manages FreeThink’s new technology development.

David Lucey

Business Development Manager

Dave received his B.S. from Springfield College and has >20 years of pharmaceutical industry experience, including pharmaceutical sciences supply chain management and clinical development operations.  While at Pfizer, Dave was a senior leader on the industry's first full-scale flexible resource model for global clinical trial management, and in 2013 he founded the consulting firm Verdure Bay to offer flexible expertise in product development.  Dave joined FreeThink in 2018 to help lead global business development strategy and execution.

Richard Waterman

Member of Board

Richard Waterman is owner of the accounting firm Waterman and Associates. He received his B.S.E. (UCLA) and MBA in accounting (San Jose State). He is a member of the Campbell, California city council. He advises FreeThink on financial matters.