Bill Harten, President, CEO, CTO
Mr. Harten founded UNIConnect in 1997 and is the creator of the UNIFlow process definition language, process tracking database, and UNIFlow quality compliance engine. Earlier he created the GEDCOM format used to exchange computerized genealogical information, and successfully campaigned globally for its establishment as a worldwide standard.
Harten is recognized in the database community as a world expert on database architectures for extreme computing requirements. He earned an MS degree in Computer Science and BS in Accounting from Brigham Young University, is a Java programming instructor, a Sun-certified Java developer and has completed post-graduate work in artificial intelligence at the University of Utah.
Carl Hull, VP, Sales
Mr. Hull joined UNIConnect in September of 2006 with the task of turning the UNIFlow engine into products. Prior to this, he was a sales, market, and product manager at Computype - a barcode automation company. His background in barcode label automation gives him a unique perspective in bringing laboratory barcode systems and the software systems together.
He has designed specialized labeling sets for all types of laboratory tubes and vials and has helped many labs determine the best way to use automation to improve quality and throughput. He has designed complex donation number sets for labels used in the collection of blood by multiple blood centers throughout the intermountain west. He has a B.S. in Business Management from Brigham Young University.
Rick Mandahl, VP, Business Development
Mr. Mandahl has a career-long passion for growing technology companies, primarily health and life science IT. With UNIConnect Mr. Mandahl leads business development, marketing, PR and fundraising. Prior to joining UNIConnect, Mandahl helped launch the Brain Institute at the University of Utah, and previously was a senior sales executive at AT&T Government Solutions. He has held senior positions with a number of portfolio companies of major venture capital firms, including Medicode, Inc. (now Ingenix), and participated in his first IPO for BSL Technology formerly Berkeley Scientific Laboratories. BA -- University of Denver, MBA - University of Utah, advanced studies with Harvard Business School Executive Education.
Clinton Maddox, Vice President of Technical Operations
Mr. Maddox has worked for 15+ years in life science research with more than half of that time as a researcher in two high throughput screening labs. His time in the HTS labs garnered Mr. Maddox more than 25 peer reviewed journal articles, three drug discovery patents, numerous podium presentations and authorship of a textbook chapter on screening informatics. He joined UNIConnect after being introduced to the company as a customer seeking a solution for the management of the enormous amount of data generated by high throughput biology. After building two UNIConnect systems at Southern Research Institute and then moving on to Emory University as a research scientist, he joined UNIConnect full time as a process engineer. Mr. Maddox has served as the company’s director of implementations since 2013 where he oversees the expansion of the engineering team, the development of professional services offering, and the significant reduction of project timelines. He earned a B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Georgia.