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Tinker_NYBA_headshotNathan Tinker, PhD

Executive Director

(631) 444-8895

Nathan has been Executive Director of NewYorkBIO since 2007. As Executive Director, Nathan serves as a spokesman and advocate for the state’s industry.  He comes to the Association with a deep knowledge and awareness of the industry and its unique strengths in New York an he has more than 20 years of experience in working with both global and emerging technology companies.  Immediately prior to joining NYBA, Dr. Tinker served as Executive Director of the Sabin Vaccine Institute Cancer Vaccine Consortium and as the Director of the Nanotechnology and Biotechnology Practice at Antenna Group.  Before that, Nathan was Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of the NanoBusiness Alliance, the national trade association for nanotechnology.  Dr. Tinker began his career in market research and communications, serving such clients as Apple, eSpeed, Sprint, Cantor Fitzgerald, DaimlerChrysler, Yahoo!, CSX, and many others. 

Dr. Tinker lends his talent and knowledge to industry on corporate boards, including the advisory boards of Physicians Interactive Holdings, Viral Genetics, Versilant Technologies and Namar Consulting, as well as with non-profit groups, including Nanotechnology Commercialization Association and the Kingsborough College Bioscience Advisory Committee.


Joseph Tortorice

Vice President, Operations

(631) 444-8861


Patricia Wadington

Director, Membership Services

(631) 444-8895