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Peter Kleinhenz

Peter G. Kleinhenz
General Partner
CID Equity Partners
Columbus, OH

Mr. Kleinhenz joined CID in 2001 with over 17 years of senior executive experience in technology-based businesses. He worked previously as Vice President for Commercialization with Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio, where he provided leadership for new venture formation in the life science sectors. Prior to joining Battelle, he served as an independent consultant to The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Battelle, and a variety of life science start-ups, assisting in developing business plans and raising seed and venture capital. Mr. Kleinhenz was a partner in two Columbus start-up companies: Progenics Corporation and Neoprobe Corporation. Progenics engaged in product development and pilot manufacturing services for medical products and industrial controls, focusing on electronic, software, and electro-mechanical design. He was President, CEO and principal owner of Progenics, which he sold to Fitch, an international product design and development firm, in 1997. At Neoprobe Corporation, a biotech company focused on cancer diagnostics and therapeutics, he served in a variety of senior executive positions including CFO, Vice President of Manufacturing and Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development. He received an MBA from The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and a bachelor's degree in history from Loyola University of Chicago. He has been active in economic development issues on the local and state level for over 20 years and currently serves as Treasurer of Omeris Ohio's life science initiative and Chairman of Omeris's Central Ohio regional efforts. He is also a founding member of the Midwest Healthcare Investment Network and serves as a member of its Board of Directors. He represents CID on numerous investments including Axiomed Spine Corporation, APT Therapeutics, Renal Solutions, Inc., Ekos Corporation and Qorval Integrated Solutions.

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