Jim Datin is a seasoned executive with significant experience in the Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Biotech industries. Over the course of his 35+ year career, Jim has been a successful CEO, director, and executive in companies throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

He is a proven leader and operator with deep experience leading emerging companies through periods of growth. Jim was previously EVP and Managing Director at Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) where he led the team that invested capital into Life Sciences and Healthcare related companies. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Clarient, a cancer diagnostics company that was acquired by General Electric for over $580M, the former Chairman of the board of Laureate Pharmaceuticals, a large molecule Contract Manufacturing firm that achieved great growth and had a strong exit, along with multiple other Life Sciences / Healthcare boards where he created significant value.

Jim was the former CEO of Touchpoint Solutions, CEO of Isuta, Group President at Dendrite International and was an executive with GlaxoSmithKline and Baxter Healthcare. He received his BBA from Marshall University, his MBA from the University of New Haven; and completed the Advanced Management Degree at The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.