Michael J. Potter, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Potter has over 20 years of experience in molecular modeling methods development. Particular areas of expertise include continuum solvent models and the prediction of binding affinities for the binding of small molecules to proteins and synthetic host molecules. His extensive scientific software development experience includes GUI design, 3D visualization,...

Simon P. Webb, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Webb has more than 20 years experience in computational chemistry method development and application to chemical and biological systems. He has made significant contributions to the quantum chemistry package GAMESS, and has also implemented mixed quantum classical methods for simulation of proton transfer reactions in enzymes. Recently he has...

Lawrence E. Stewart

Director of Systems Engineering

At VeraChem Mr Stewart has led the transition from on-premises compute clusters to the cloud.  He is responsible for the software and hardware engineering involved with developing high performance compute clusters to optimize the efficiency of VeraChem’s binding prediction software. A retired Airline Transport Pilot , he has management experience...

Michael K. Gilson, M.D., PhD.

Scientific Advisor

Dr. Gilson has 25 years of experience developing methods and tools for molecular modeling in chemistry and the life sciences. He made fundamental contributions to the development of the Poisson-Boltzmann model of molecular electrostatics and to widely used programs implementing this model. More recently, he has developed the predominant states...

Karina A. Stetsyuk

Lead UI/UX Developer

Ms Stetsyuk joined VeraChem after working at the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology where she authored analysis and workflow automation tools for both the Polymers and Complex Fluids Group and the Center for Theoretical and Computational Material Science. At VeraChem she leads development of user interface and...