ANN ARBOR, Michigan – August 13, 2018 – Peter Falzon, a Silicon Valley life sciences industry veteran, has been named as President and CEO by Ripple Science Corporation, a 2017 University of Michigan technology startup that creates transformational clinical trial participant recruitment and management software. Peter joins Ripple Science at a critical juncture into the company’s product market launch where the company has met key milestones and is raising new capital to fund its growth plan.

Founders Nestor Lopez-Duran PhD and Jacob Bonenberger will remain co-chairs of Ripple Science’s Board of Directors and continue to support the day-to-day operations of the business, especially with respect to technology and product development. “I am extremely proud of the work the Ripple Science team has done since our launch last year” commented co-founder Dr. Lopez-Duran, who came to know Falzon through the U-M Tech Transfer Mentor-in-Residence program, which makes executives with relevant startup experience available to emerging startup teams. “We grew faster than we imagined and we are now ready for Peter to lead the company into a new phase. His experience in life sciences and his skills growing small teams in