Carl Weissman has worked in biotech since 1995. He worked as a CEO from 2001 on, and also spent five years as a Partner at OVP Venture Partners, one of the premier venture capital firms in the Pacific Northwest. His parents were born in Great Falls, and he spent every summer of his pre-college years in and around Great Falls and Lincoln. He also worked in Bozeman in the early '90's. He considers himself a Montanan.