Steve Melchiode is an experienced entrepreneur and business development professional with a focus on startup companies in the technology and healthcare sectors. Currently, Steve is the President at Celling Biosciences, a regenerative medicine and cell therapy R&D company, where he oversees a team of 75 in all operations, fundraising, sales, international development, legal and regulatory compliance activities. Steve has been with Celling Biosciences since its inception in 2006 as a medical device company and has been leading the company’s strategic development for more than a decade. Additionally, Steve has been a driving force behind the company’s evolution toward specialization in the regenerative medicine and cell therapy space. In addition to securing over $10 million in financing, Steve has been a driving force to revenue growth, moving annual revenue to over $20 million and recently leading international development efforts by opening the company’s first overseas office in Brazil, with plans to expand into Europe later this year.