Our Management Team
Dr. Ron Gonzalez
Dr. Gonzalez obtained his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the York University where he studied how brain hormones can affect behaviour. He also holds a M.Sc. in Physiology from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management. He has published 9 peer-reviewed publications in the fields of neuroscience, molecular biology and cell physiology. Dr. Gonzalez previously worked at the Ontario Brain Institute as a Strategic Business Development Analyst where he helped to spin out university neuro-technology businesses. Dr. Gonzalez currently holds positions as president of Avertus Inc. and CEO of Instant Chemistry.
Dr. Sara Seabrooke
Dr. Seabrooke obtained her Ph.D. in Genetics and Neuroscience in 2010 from the University of Toronto. She completed post-doctoral training at McMaster University in 2012 and was a course instructor for Genetics at McMaster University. In addition to numerous research publications she is also an editor for the Central European Journal of Biology. She currently holds positions as: research scientist at Inceptum Research and Therapeutics Inc., a Toronto based pharmaceutical company which uses a unique genetics based research platform to identify new uses for drugs to treat human diseases and Chief Science Officer at Instant Chemistry.
Mr. Xie obtained his BBA and MBA from the University of Toronto. After graduation, he articled across two boutique firms, obtaining his Chartered Accountant license in 2009. He has extensive experience in the financial and taxation sides of small business, having helped many small businesses as part of his employment and as an independent consultant. He is currently Chief Financial Officer at Instant Chemistry.