Hajime Arnold, Co-Founder and President
Hajime has an unyielding passion for the life sciences industry which came early in his career when he worked on a product that saved his best friend’s life. Hajime founded Emanate Life Sciences to support small and mid-sized companies with their clinical trials. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience to support other life science organizations. Prior to Emanate, he founded Chrysalis Insight, an analytics platform supporting protocol development and site selection activities based on electronic health records. Hajime has worked for various industry leaders such as Guidant, Abbott Vascular, Onyx Pharmaceuticals and Amgen. He has held various positions including clinical operations, data management, safety and medical affairs. Under his leadership, his teams successfully implemented clinical trial management systems, electronic trial master files, electronic data capture and safety systems. Hajime currently serves on the PAMF Community Board and is a former Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). Hajime holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior and Leadership from the University of San Francisco. In his free time, Hajime enjoys archery, fishing and too much good food.
Cameron Haste, Co-Founder
Cameron is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Bay Federal, the largest locally owned financial institution in Santa Cruz County. He leads high performing teams that are passionate about the customer experience, continuous improvement and business performance. Cameron is active in the community and supports a number of causes that are important to him. He is currently on the Board of Directors for Hope Services, a leading Bay Area non-profit that works to improve the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. He is also a member of the San Lorenzo Valley Rotary Club. Cameron studied at California State University, Dominguez Hills and earned a bachelor’s degree in International Business. Cameron is a dad, trekkie and likes to travel.