Our Professional Team

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Business Management

Rob Sloman, Founder & CEO of Inteum

Rob founded Inteum Company in 1992, developing and supporting leading software solutions for technology transfer around the world, now web based.  Prior to Inteum, Rob was President of the Washington Research Foundation, where he negotiated the worldwide exclusive license for recombinant Hepatitis B vaccine, Recombivax ™, which is sold worldwide.  The license and related licenses have produced millions of dollars for the WRF and University of Washington in the years that followed.

Dave Waddell, Vice President

Dave is a Chartered Information Systems Practitioner with over 20 years’ experience in the design, development and implementation of business information systems. He spent ten years in technology transfer with the University of Edinburgh, responsible for research and intellectual property management systems.  In 2009, he founded Inprisys to develop and market the ‘Analytics for Inteum’ and ‘Integrate for Inteum’ solutions to Inteum clients around the world.  He supports the CEO in the strategic development of Inteum Company and continues to look after data migration, analytics, reporting and integration.

Britt D’Andrea, Director, Business Development

Britt joined the Inteum team in July 2012 as an Account Manager for the West Coast, North America and Australasia regions. She previously worked for another local software company for nine years as a Product Research Analyst and subsequently one of their customers as a Systems Administrator. She has a strong background in troubleshooting, testing , software support and training.

As a Director, Business Development, Britt works on expanding Inteum’s client base in the Americas and Oceania.

Ziyan Zhang, PhD, Market Research Analyst

Ziyan joined Inteum in January 2014. Before joining Inteum, Ziyan worked in research and development in the biotech industry after she obtained her PhD in Chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis. Her technical background and analytical skills are a great addition to the marketing team to help Inteum develop business in new industries and regions.

Ruth Benson, Office Manager

Ruth joined the Inteum Team in April 2004. Prior to coming on board with Inteum Ruth worked at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PathoGenesis in Seattle before they were bought by Chiron and the Washington Research Foundation. She uses her 20+ years of office, event management, and stage management experience with organizational skills to keep everyone on track.

Jeff Benitz, Marketing/Business Development

Jeff joined Inteum in December 2015 and brings a comprehensive background in business analysis, data management, CRM, and marketing. Most recently he has worked in consulting, helping companies with digital marketing content, strategy and analytics.

Customer Services


Preeti Cox, Account Manager

Preeti joined the Inteum team in July of 2015 after having worked in the software industry for over 15 years. Before joining Inteum Preeti was a Technical Support Engineer at WRQ/Attachmate. Along with her knowledge of software support, she is very customer focused and brings the voice of the customer in to development. She is also experienced with customizations, deployments and training of end-users.

E-mail: preetic@inteum.com

Darin Benson, Account Manager

Darin has over 20 years experience in the biotechnology industry, as a molecular biologist and then seven years in business development, at non-profit and publicly-traded biotech organizations. As a BD professional Darin worked in all aspects covered by Inteum products, including licensing and contracts, technology transfer and technology scouting, intellectual property, and partnerships and collaborations.

Email: dbenson@inteum.com

Nick Tallamy, Account Manager

Nick joined the Inteum team in October of 2014 after 14 years working in Law Enforcement. He has a varied background which includes creating and delivering training, both face-to-face and using digital media. The seven years before joining Inteum were spent within the High Tech Crime Unit specialising in Mobile Phone and Computer forensics. Nick is based in our European office in Exeter, UK and will work closely with our European partner, Inprisys Limited.

E-mail: ntallamy@inteum.com

Gannon Mikesell, Customer Support Representative & Training Coordinator

Gannon joined the Inteum team in November 2013. He brings 14 years of experience in training administration, and product implementation.  Prior to joining the Inteum team, he worked at the CareFusion Corporation as an Implementation Analyst, supporting, training and implementing Pyxis products for the Rocky Mountain region.


Technical Development

Tim Hollobon, Lead Developer

Tim joined the Inteum team in 2002. Tim has over 20 years programming and manufacturing process design experience. His knowledge and skill in scripting languages, Visual C++ and ATL/COM have been a great addition to Inteum’s software development team.

Ken Zhu, Software Developer

Ken joined the Inteum team in October 2007. Ken has a Master’s Degree in Computer Systems and over 8 years of software development experience in various companies including Microsoft and GE Healthcare. His knowledge and skill in .NET programming is a great addition to Inteum’s software development team.

Tayllor Myxter, Software Developer

Tayllor joined the Inteum team in January 2012. Tayllor has over 6 years of software development experience. His skills in .NET programming are a great addition to Inteum’s software development team.

Musashi Strebe, Software Developer

Musashi joined the team in January 2014. Musashi has two years of experience with ASP.NET, one year with Microsoft GTO, and almost 2 years at a financial planning software firm with back end work in C++. Musashi graduated with a pure math degree and an applied math degree, with specialization in algorithms and discrete mathematics.

Justin Adair, Report Writer

Justin joined the Inteum team in November 2005 with over 8 years of Crystal Reports experience. Justin began his career in Relational Database Reporting by providing Technical Support for the original creator of Crystal Reports, Seagate Software. Before joining Inteum he developed, maintained and supported hundreds of reports for companies in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.

Craig Smith, Data Migration Specialist

Craig joined the team in January 2016, having spent over six years at University of Edinburgh managing and running data warehouses and data management processes for research systems.  He is a database professional, highly proficient in modern enterprise data technologies, and handles all aspects of data migration from legacy systems to the Inteum platform.  He holds a BSc(Hons) in Computer Networking and an International Diploma in Business Analysis, as well as Practitioner level ITIL certifications in a range of disciplines.

Stephen Edwards, Analytics Support Specialist

Stephen joined the team at our UK office in December 2016. He holds a master’s degree in BioInformatics and a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. He will initially take on responsibility specifically for the support of Analytics, including end-user support, documentation, training and custom SQL data set development. He will grow to adopt responsibility for Analytics bug fixes and developments as well as involvement in migration and integration projects.