Gregg Fergus -

Gregg Fergus is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Commercial Officer of 4Catalyzer, a Guilford, Connecticut-based startup accelerator dedicated to democratizing healthcare and maximizing societal impact. 4Catalyzer provides funding, support and mentoring, and has raised more than $600 million for four of its healthcare startup companies, including $250 million for Butterfly Network. Prior to joining 4Catalyzer, Gregg was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Ion Torrent, which pioneered an entirely new approach to DNA sequencing. He negotiated the sale of Ion Torrent to Life Technologies for $725 million. Gregg’s other previous executive roles include Executive in Residence at RW Baird/Baird Venture Partners, where he provided investment thesis, deal flow, and industry contacts for the life science tools market; Chief Commercial Officer of Cellular Dynamics International; and Senior Vice President of Sales and Global Operations at Affymetrix, Inc. Gregg also sits on the Board of LÜM (Live Undiscovered Music).