SAN DIEGO--GeneFormatics, an early-stage functional genomics and datamining company here, announced that John Chiplin has been appointed president and CEO. Chiplin last served as CEO of Superscape, a publicly traded, European, virtual reality technology company, where he negotiated partnerships with Microsoft, Intel, and Lego. Previously, Chiplin spent eight years in sales and marketing positions at Biosym Technologies, a supplier of molecular CAD software. Contended Chiplin, "Datamining has to be a top priority for any organization trying to make sense of the genome, and GeneFormatics offers the most advanced technology to effectively address this problem."
Virtual Reality Exec Named GeneFormatics President
Dec 03, 1999