Independent Custom Chemical Consultant and VP Business Development
Self-Employed Consultant and JenKem Technology USA
B.S., Chemistry, Case Institute of Technology
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Carnegie-Mellon University
Mark Frishberg, Ph.D. is an ACS Fellow, ACS Career Consultant and Workshop Presenter, and Councilor for the California Local Section. He has been active in ACS on the national and local level for over 45 years and has been involved in the career counseling of students and members in job transitions since being Chair of the ACS Younger Chemists Committee in the early 1980’s. Mark is a synthetic organic chemist by training and is currently working half-time as VP Business Development for JenKem Technology USA, and as a custom synthesis consultant for pharma and biotech companies after a 28 year career with Eastman Kodak and Eastman Chemical Company, with lab and global business development assignments, followed by eight years as President of Seres Laboratories, Inc., a FDA registered kilo scale synthetic laboratory. He has been involved in the scale-up and commercialization of over 15 active pharmaceutical ingredients and medical devices, including four blockbusters. Mark received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Case Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Carnegie-Mellon University.