Hiring a Bioinformatics CEO: The Year-Long Ordeal of One Venture Capitalist | GenomeWeb

PALO ALTO, Calif.--Filling a CEO vacancy in a bioinformatics company today isn't easy, but some searches are harder than others. BioInform recently went behind the scenes with Gary Morgenthaler, a partner at Morgenthaler Ventures who led the frustration-filled year-long effort to find a CEO for Molecular Applications Group (MAG), a bioinformatics software company backed by his firm. Morgenthaler also sits on MAG's Board of Directors. His odyssey ended April 21 with the hiring of former pharmaceutical company executive Myra Williams (see interview, this issue).

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