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RockStep Solutions

RockStep Solutions is a leading innovator in biomedical laboratory information systems. We power research and drive discovery with high-impact technologies.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Portland, ME, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2014
  • Employees 6
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

RockStep is revolutionizing preclinical drug discovery with a cloud informatics platform that manages lab operations and data. RockStep's flagship product, Climb, solves the problem of data chaos and operational inefficiencies in drug discovery. Climb has been adopted by tier-1 pharma, public biotechs, and universities in the US and Europe. Climb is sold as a subscription license with annual renewals and recurring revenue.


  • Chuck's career started at UC Berkeley where he developed analytical methods for radio astronomy and flight software for earth orbiting science platforms. Chuck moved from astrophysics to biomedical research in 1997. He was Director of Computational Sciences at the Jackson Laboratory for over 15 years before launching RockStep Solutions in 2014. Chuck is a co-founder of RockStep; he has served as President and CEO since its inception.

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    Executive Vice President

    As Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of RockStep Solutions, Julie Morrison provides leadership across the organization. Julie works closely with the CEO, leads global sales, contract negotiations, manages the product roadmap, and company operations.

    As a tech entrepreneur, Julie drives transformational vision into RockStep’s products and works with tier-1 global companies through their digital transformation journey.

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    PT CFO

    Contract CFO / COO with years of strategic and tactical experience in finance and operations to emerging business owners and CEO’s interested in accelerating growth and creating enterprise value. Experience spans multiple industries including high tech manufacturing and software, life sciences, medical device (hardware and software), healthcare services (analytics and SaaS/SaMD), consumer products, professional services, hospitality, and food.