Paul Cusenza has become Perlegen’s vice president of alliance management, a new position. He joins the company from Capital One Financial, where he was managing director of value-added alliances and vice president for marketing and analysis. Prior to that, he was a vice president and partner at Mercer Management Consulting. Cusenza also consulted Perlegen prior to its spin-off from Affymetrix. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan.