Ronald G. Forsythe, Jr., Ph.D.
Dr. Forsythe has an extensive background in management, resource development, innovation, analytics, and risk management. In addition, Dr. Forsythe currently serves on the Board of Directors for Chesapeake Utilities (NYSE:CPK).
As Qlarant CEO, he has led the company onto a high growth pattern with significantly increased cash position, net assets, investments, revenue as well as YoY net income. He has significantly elevated the organization-wide operational efficiency and led the commercialization of technology and advanced analytics expertise that has highly strengthened the competitive advantage position to industry peers. His vision of Qlarant Capital leads us onto the path of providing capital and strategic values to early stage startups in healthcare industry. His deep expertise in corporate development, executive recruiting, government contracting, mergers and acquisitions as well as product/software development will be great strategic value add to any startups that are looking to break into a market.
Prior to joining Qlarant, Dr. Forsythe served as the Vice President for Technology and Commercialization at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He made substantial contributions towards raising the profile of the organization as a regional economic powerhouse. His support for new innovations in health care, aerospace, renewable energy, unmanned aerial systems, and sustainable agriculture spurred unprecedented regional high-tech business development and job creation.
Dr. Forsythe earned his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Delaware and earned both his master’s and doctoral degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland.