His invention and development of the original clinical stage PARP-1 inhibitor led to the world’s first clinical treatment for increasing NAD levels and treating cancer caused by BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Genentech licensed his breakthrough technology in revamping human cells for $600M.
Dr. Salzman is renowned for his discoveries in
Today, we can appreciate the importance of his research in areas that are foundational to human health. We are witnessing millions of patients benefiting from the discoveries and drugs developed by Dr. Salzman and his teams.
Throughout his career, Baran founded and successfully led numerous start-ups, developed award winning products, and collaborated with top scientists, visionaries, and medical experts. He is a frequent speaker at conferences like Tech Open Air, Brandweek, and CannaTech. At UC Berkeley, he studied economics and earned athletic and academic scholarships.
A special thrill, however, comes from enhancing people’s lives through innovations he helps create.
Patty, our Chief Wonder Maker, is known for moving an idea from inception to fruition through her articulated design and production language.
Every project she touches is built from the idea that less is more – from clean, simple graphics to minimal, Earth-friendly packaging. In addition, it pays tribute to Wonderfeel’s sustainability efforts, which she tirelessly leads.
Gamze is an entre/intrapreneur and digital marketing aficionado. Since joining Wonderfeel in 2020, she has been twirling a variety of batons with great flair. Leading digital marketing, market research, and growth strategy, she still finds quality time with her FURend Miso, and never misses a pilates class.
Prior to joining Wonderfeel, Gamze grew and perfected digital media communications for Turkey’s largest retailer.
Soon after joining the team, Dr. Salzman began applying his deft pharmaceutical background into the preventative vision of the company. He is involved in many aspects of Wonderfeel’s biomedical research, product development, and quality control.
Beyond his three decades in drug development, Andrew is easily the most informed and entertaining conversationalist you’re likely to encounter.
Michael Blatter is an experiential marketing innovator and pioneer. As CEO of Mirrorball, he and his team are united by a clear mission: to design experiences that stimulate people’s emotions and create deep, meaningful memories. Under his leadership, Mirrorball has retained prestigious clients such as Perrier, The NBA, L’Oréal, and Mountain Dew, to name a few.
The Wonderfeel experience can be enjoyed, in part, by Michael’s clever process.
Ali comes from a well-rounded background featuring a balanced blend of tech and digital marketing. In his 6 years at Google, he led teams looking after Southeast Asia’s travel industry advertisers. Before that, he spent nearly 8 years at IBM. For the past 8 years, Ali has been managing SEM, one of the largest digital marketing agencies in Turkey, first as its CEO and recently as its Chairman. As part of Wonderfeel’s advisory board, Yilmaz has quietly turned the internet knobs to help you find us.
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