Delta4

Our Team

Meet our team of experts

Management Team

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Kurt Herpel
CEO

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Kurt Herpel (CEO) is a pharma executive with vast experience in leading organisations. Besides big pharma, he is experienced in start-up situations and smaller enterprises.

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Klaus Kratochwill
CSO

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Klaus Kratochwill (CSO) is a translational researcher, biochemist by training. He is an expert for omics data generation and analysis. In Delta4, he is responsible for coordinating all scientific activities.

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Alfred Steininger
CFO

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Alfred Steininger (CFO) is a financial professional with a deep knowledge in banking and capital markets. He has worked in a couple of different countries and for both large and small organizations.

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Dorota Wojenska
Executive Assistant, Communication Manager

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Dorota Wojenska (Executive Assistant) has been active in the pharmaceutical trade for more than 10 years. Furthermore, she has experience in Sales, Quality Management, Administrative Support and the coordination of audiovisual / multimedia projects.

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Technology Team

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Paul Perco
Computational
Biology Lead

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Paul Perco is an expert in computational biology, bioinformatics and biostatistics for digital drug discovery.

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Christoph Gebeshuber
Application Scientist, Principal Molecular Biologist

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Christoph Gebeshuber has a long-standing research experience in the fields of FSGS, tumor biology, cell signalling and miRNAs.

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Samuel Walter
Application Scientist, Computational Biologist

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Samuel Walter is a bioinformatician experienced in working with various omics data, data integration and data analysis.

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Lucas Fillinger
Application Scientist, Computational Biologist

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Lucas Fillinger is a molecular biologist versed in the analysis of heterogeneous multivariate datasets and biostatistics.

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Kinga Keska-Izworska
Application Scientist, Computational Biologist

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Kinga Keska-Izworska is a bioinformatics researcher with a solid background in omics data analysis and experience in international academic and industry research settings.

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Matthias Ley
Lead Software Developer

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Matthias Ley is a full stack software developer with a strong background in biosignal analysis.

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Andreas Heinzel
Bio-IT Specialist

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Andreas Heinzel is an experienced IT specialist with a focus on bioinformatics.

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Advisory Council

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Veronika Clarici-Fanfule
Council Member

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Veronika Clarici-Fanfule is an M&A expert and experienced technology investor.

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Walter Heindl
Council Member

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Walter Heindl is a financial expert with more than 25 years of experience in Investment Banking / Capital Markets, combined with a strong background in leadership and strategy.

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Urs Breitenstein
Council Member

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Urs Breitenstein is an advisor, Board member and C-level manager with deep expertise in Corporate Finance, especially also in Life Sciences.

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Christoph Aufricht
Council Member

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Christoph Aufricht is a translational medical researcher and an expert for drug development in nephrology and rare diseases.

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Scientific Advisory Board

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Peter Turecek
IP Expert

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Peter Turecek is an expert in pharmaceutical biotechnology, regulatory affairs and intellectual property rights (IPR) protection.

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Hans Lehrach
Systems Biology Expert & Entrepreneur

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Hans Lehrach was among the initiators of the Human Genome Project and is a pioneer in the application of next generation sequencing techniques and systems medicine for the development of personalized therapies.

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Doron Lancet
Pioneer of Systems Biology

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Doron Lancet is one of the pioneers of systems biology in the context of human disease. He is head of the Crown Human Genome Center at the Weizmann Institute of Science and is well-known for creating the widely-used GeneCards® system. 

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Larry Greenbaum
Medical Expert

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Larry Greenbaum is a leading pediatric nephrologist and a well-known international expert for kidney disease.

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