Supporting Science Research Through
Advisory Board Work

Serving on a board of advisors for a non-profit is a wonderful way for me to support a cause or business that I deeply care about, and it also helps me build and expand my own skills and expertise.
Dr. Irina I. Agoulnik
CEO, Co-Founer
Vesti Intelligence Corp.

Irina holds PhD in Biology, MS in Physics, and a Diploma in computer programming. Her work at Princeton University resulted in several co-authored publications. In addition, she holds a certificate “Business Strategy: Achieving Competitive Advantage” from, Cornell University (eCornell) and a certificate “Women on Boards: Getting On and Adding Value” from Harvard T.H. Chan SPH. Previously, Irina worked at two institutions affiliated with Harvard Medical School: Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.


Dr. Agoulnik is the co-founder and CEO of VESTI Intelligence Corp. With over 20 years of experience in managing biomedical multi-disciplinary research programs both in academic and biotech industry settings, Dr. Agoulnik applies her scientific training and management skills to provide leadership in implementing mission, vision, strategy and long-term planning to maximize the company’s business objectives and to build a high-performance culture of engagement and focused initiative.

"Board members provide the critical intellectual capital and strategic resources to power success and strengthen companies they serve. Serving on a board of advisors for a non-profit is a wonderful way for me to support a cause that I care about, and to build my own skills and expertise,” said Dr. Irina Agoulnik.


Dr. Irina Agoulnik is a talented CEO and entrepreneur with decades of experience in the biotech industry. She is interested in exploring opportunities to serve on a board of directors or an advisory board to support businesses and organizations in the areas of biotech or science research. She joined AdvisoryCloud to find the right opportunities that would compliment her background.

"I am pleasantly surprised by the diversity of the board positions that AdvisoryCloud provides its members. And, the customer service representatives go above and beyond to assist their customers and work directly with AdvisoryCloud members to guide them through onboarding process for achieving the best results sooner,” said Dr. Agoulnik.


AdvisoryCloud connected Dr. Agoulnik with over 25 board seat opportunities with companies in her area of interest. Within a few weeks and the support of AdvisoryCloud team, Dr. Agoulnik was offered an advisory board position with Assured Science Exchange, a non-profit organization that is working to create the most advanced and inclusive system for scientific research. ASE scientific exchange platform creates an environment for competitive collaboration and brings the 21st-century inventiveness, technology, and entrepreneurship to the scientific research enterprise.

It is a perfect fit. Assured Science Exchange, a nonprofit platform born out of the need for more stability, increased attention on discovering the unknown, needed additional expertise to help the organization grow and build its brand and credibility. Dr. Agoulnik was selected for her abilities to interpret corporate vision and strategy, to translate objectives into actionable plans and to provide leadership to multidisciplinary scientific programs and initiatives.

“My first Advisory Board position is a perfect fit for my professional background, and I look forward to hearing from a handful of other companies that are already reviewing my applications. Thank you, AdvisoryCloud!” said Dr. Agoulnik.