Donn Rubin serves as President & CEO of BioSTL, a broad-based civic organization comprised of top business, science, academic, and philanthropic leaders promoting the economic vitality of St. Louis by advancing the region’s global leadership in the high-growth bioscience industry. BioSTL accelerates the creation of new companies, many from discoveries at St. Louis’ world-class universities and research institutions, and ensures that financial capital, laboratories and physical infrastructure, entrepreneurial support, and public policy is in place to support a growing cluster of successful, sustainable enterprises. BioSTL’s non-profit venture development and investment arm, the BioGenerator, has established 50 startup companies that collectively have raised over $170 million. BioSTL and BioGenerator have won national and international accolades for their innovative best practices.
Mr. Rubin is also past chairman (2005-2008) and current board member of the Missouri Technology Corporation, charged by the General Assembly with leading the state’s technology-based economic development strategy.
His webpage is http://biostl.org
The St. Louis County Pachyderm Club meets each Friday at
Trattoria Branica Restaurant in Le Chateau Village
10411 Clayton Road (just west of Lindbergh) CLICK FOR MAP
Meeting starts at Noon
$20 per person for lunch