Paul Hartung


Launchpad Venture Group LLC Representative

Life Sciences Entrepreneur

Paul is a longtime life sciences and technology executive with a proven track record in launching successful startup businesses and leading Fortune 500 organizations. He is representing Launchpad as a shareholder of Cognoptix, which has developed an innovative eye scan for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, and where he served as President & CEO through successful Phase II. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Leuko, SemiNex and MDG Boston, and mentors at MIT VMS, MassBio MassCONNECT, and The Capital Network, and serves as a judge for MassChallenge. Paul founded Sonivance, and has held senior management roles at 3Com, Summit (LASIK), Trumpf, Laser Fare and GE.  Paul graduated with honors from MIT with an MS Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is an active speaker, author and inventor on a number of patents.