Advisory Board Members

Our advisory board is composed of premiere professionals representing critical areas across the healthcare continuum.

Jorge Aquino

Business Development / Fundraising / M&A

Mr. Jorge Aquino has 20+ years of experience in the healthcare industry and is a Managing Director of Tide Point Strategy Partners, LLC, a premier healthcare business development and fundraising strategy consultancy firm.

Mr. Aquino built a career in M&A, strategic partnering, fundraising, and investment at organizations such as IQVIA, Ascentage Pharma, Canon BioMedical, Emergent BioSolutions, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, and the Maryland Venture Fund. Most recently, Mr. Aquino served as a leader of the Innovation Hub at IQVIA, a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. In this role, Mr. Aquino led the IQVIA Innovation Hub team to execute and manage an extensive portfolio of early-stage partnerships, run a global Accelerator Program, and direct early-stage venture investments in the US and EMEA.

Previously, Mr. Aquino raised the profile of Johns Hopkins University helping Hopkins’ startups raise nearly $3B in venture capital. As a result of his efforts at Johns Hopkins, Mr. Aquino was named to the Global University Venturing Power list 100. In addition, Mr. Aquino was involved in numerous M&A and partnering transactions during his career with Emergent BioSolutions and Canon Biomedical including acquisition transactions of Trubion Pharmaceuticals and Cangene, Inc. 

Mr. Aquino received his BS in Biological Sciences from University of Maryland, MS from Johns Hopkins University in Biotechnology, and MBA from Loyola University of Maryland.