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Jason E. Barkeloo

Founder and CEO

Jason E. Barkeloo is the Founder and CEO of Open Therapeutics. His motto is, “It’s not why we can’t. It’s how we can.” Barkeloo is a serial entrepreneur with a strong reputation for building sound businesses and transitioning them to professional management.  He leads the technology and intellectual property development, including blockchain integration into the Therapoid open science collaboration platform.

His two enterprises prior to Open Therapeutics were Pilus Energy, a synthetic bacterial based platform which he sold to a reputable company, and Somatic Digital, a human/computer interface company that developed the Touch User Interface (TUI). His entrepreneurial ventures include several technologies for education and financial services. Mr. Barkeloo has served in the US Army both in air defense and medical laboratory operations. He has a Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University, a Master of Arts in Education specializing in sciences and social studies from the McGregor School of Antioch University, and Ph.D. coursework in Leadership and Organizational Change from Antioch University.

Our Effort

Open Therapeutics is a major backer of open science and open access efforts.

Open Therapeutics freely provides to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) scientists, or another other seriously interested persons, intellectual properties (patents, etc.), grant funding, lab equipment, document development tools, and preprint server in a collaboration platform (Therapoid™).

When the researchers advance the intellectual properties, s/he gains ScienceCoins™; a blockchain-based cryptocurrency.