Meet The Team

Mario DiPaola

Founder and CEO

Mario has been in the biotechnology/ pharmaceutical industry for 25+ years with extensive experience in basic research, development, quality, manufacturing and regulatory functions in support of protein and small molecule development of biopharmaceuticals/pharmaceuticals. He has participated in the development and regulatory filings (BLA/eCTD) of several approved therapeutics, including Alferon-N®, Amevive®, Sucraid®, … He has authored/co-authored 75+ publications and co-inventor in multiple patents. He has also founded or co-founded several companies, including Blue Stream Laboratories, Therabene and Higher Order Technologies

David Sampson

Head of Finances and Business Development

 

David Sampson is a Massachusetts based businessman with over forty-five years of experience as owner of several businesses. Focusing on strategic planning, finance and market positioning, Sampson has participated in ownership in over two dozen companies during his career.

Having invested in multiple industries including, Solar, Investment Banking, Staffing, Importing, Biotechnology, Fundraising, Real Estate Development & Investing, Sampson continuers to enjoy his engagement with his various partners in the pursuit of developing and managing successful enterprises. As an agnostic businessman, Sampson often complements his partners industry specific expertise in the execution of corporate directives. Sampson has served on several boards and is actively engaged in each of his firms’ investments.

Sampson lives in Boxford Massachusetts with his wife Kathy and they have three children and three grandchildren

Amanda Kachinski

Director of Communication 

Prior to joining Oncovolution, Amanda has spent many years in the insurance industry.

 

Amanda live is Peabody Mass with her husband Mike and two children.