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Appistry combines Big Data analytics with the complex science of genomics to help customers create personalized medicine solutions.

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Software
  • Location St. Louis, MO, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2001
  • Employees 35
  • Website

Company Summary

Appistry is bringing the power of genomics to next-generation medicine by making genomics data easier for researchers and clinicians to act on. Appistry empowers researchers by providing world-class bioinformatics tools, cloud services, and software that streamline the analysis of next-generation sequencing data and provide easy scale for moving research-developed pipelines into production. Products are sold as annual license or per sample.


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    Kevin Haar

    Kevin Haar is a software industry executive with a wealth of experience in company building. Prior to joining Appistry, Kevin spent 17 years at Rational Software, where he played a key role in driving the company’s transformation from a fledgling software startup into an industry powerhouse with over $800 million in annual revenues. At the time of his departure from Rational–following the completion its $2.1 billion acquisition by IBM–Kevin serve

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    Jean Roberson

    Jean Roberson is a finance executive with 25 years of progressive experience in all areas of finance, treasury and accounting. Jean is the Chief Financial Officer of Appistry which is a leading provider of big data analytic solutions for the complex science of genomics. Prior to joining Appistry, Jean was the Chief Financial Officer of Bandwidth Exchange Buildings, a real estate firm focused on the acquisition and management of properties servin

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    Trevor Heritage
    VP of Sales and Marketing

    Trevor Heritage brings an influential and diverse background in areas such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, computer science and sales to his role as Appistry’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Heritage has held a number of high-profile positions in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemicals and software sectors. As comfortable in the boardroom as he is in the laboratory, Heritage has developed a proven track record for transitioning emerg

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    Michael Groner
    Chief Architect

    Michael Groner is an Appistry founder and is responsible for the technical architecture and vision behind Appistry products. Prior to co-founding Appistry, Michael served in various capacities at PaylinX and, after its acquisition, at CyberSource. One of the earliest PaylinX employees, Michael held the position of Chief Architect at the company. Michael led the development of several versions of the PaylinX Payment Server. Later, as Director of S

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    Mark Lien
    Senior Vice-President

    A shareholder in Appistry since 2001, Lien joined Appistry in 2013 to lead fundraising efforts and assist with business development and shareholder relations. He became interested in joining the team after moving back to St. Louis in 2012 and attending a shareholder meeting, where he saw a company that he thought not only could make a huge difference in people’s lives, but that also had an excellent business model and potential for scale.


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    Greensfelder, Hemker and Gale
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    Ernst & Young

Previous Investors

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    Stuart Mill Venture Partners