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Rhys Williams

ARI Trustee

Associate Vice President and Managing Director for FAU Tech Runway

Rhys came to Florida Atlantic University after serving as the president and co-founder of New World Angels, Inc., a member-managed, structured angel investor group.

Williams has been active in efforts to commercialize biotechnologies from Florida's research universities and institutes, having co-founded several biotechnology spinout ventures. Previously he was a venture capitalist with SI Ventures and held executive positions with Ixion Biotechnology, Smith Barney, American Express, and the U.S. Army Special Forces.

 

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