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Mike Tognotti

Founder and Recruiter

Mike founded Raindance Partners in 2008. He brings 18 years of Life Science and Diagnostic Sales and Marketing experience by having worked at Illumina, CombiMatrix, QIAGEN, and Fisher Scientific. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Arizona, he worked in research at Genentech.  


Mike is on the Board of Advisors at Active Life Scientific and the Board of Managers at the Montecito YMCA, and the Development Committee at the William Sansum Diabetes Center. Mike lives in Santa Barbara, CA with his wife and three children. His hobbies include surfing, golf, running, hiking, and mountain biking.

career expertise:  c-suite, executives, sales management

You are what you do, not what you say you'll do. 
- C.G. Jung 
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