Our Team

The VakSea team has extensive experience inventing animal health products, producing specialty proteins, and taking early-stage technologies from concept to commercial product

ADAM VAN DYKE, PhD

ADAM VAN DYKE, PhD

Director of Business Development

Adam is Entrepreneurially-minded neuroscientist who is comfortable at the interface of business and cutting-edge biotechnology research. He applies his strong basic science and hypothesis testing principles to business strategy and technology development.
VIK VAKHARIA, PhD

VIK VAKHARIA, PhD

Chief Science Officer

Vik is a VLP vaccine expert with 30 years of research experience. He has successfully developed and licensed two poultry vaccines to large companies. He has authored 89 publications and is an inventor on 15 U.S. and 27 foreign patents.
BOB BALCERZAK

BOB BALCERZAK

Chief Technology Officer

Bob is an expert in producing specialty proteins in insect larvae. He has 15 years of experience in the specialty protein manufacturing field, including several years as a leader of a commercial manufacturing operation.
KEN MALONE, PhD

KEN MALONE, PhD

Chief Partnerships Officer

Ken is a serial entrepreneur with 25 years of experience running technology-based companies. He has commercialized hundreds of products in advanced materials and life sciences and brings a broad experience base.
MIHIR PERSHAD

MIHIR PERSHAD

Special Advisor

Mihir further supported the operations, business development, and fundraising of several early-stage biotechnology companies. Mihir has a diverse background that includes medical device startups and biomedical research.

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