Executive Team


Victor Bronshtein, Ph.D.

President & CSO

Dr. Bronshtein is the founder, Chief Scientific Officer, and President of Universal Stabilization Technologies, Inc. since 2002.  He is an inventor, entrepreneur and biophysicist having devoted his professional career to investigating and protecting biomacromolecules, membranes, viruses, bacteria, mammalian cells and multicellular specimens from damage during cryopreservation and preservation in the dry state.  Dr. Bronshtein holds over 100 patents and patent applications worldwide, and has pioneered several preservation technologies including Preservation by Vaporization (PBV), currently the only industrial scale foam drying technology for biopharmaceuticals. Dr. Bronshtein holds a Post Doc from Cornell University, and an MS and PhD from Moscow State University.


Contact Email: victorb@vitrilife.com 


Alexander Segal

Vice President, Business Development & Licensing

Alexander joined UST in 2013 and is responsible for business development, partnerships, strategy, and in-and-out technology licensing.  Alex has been instrumental to the creation of UST’s collaborations and partnerships with industry, academia, as well as US government agencies.  Prior to this Alexander was a manager at Intuit, Inc. makers of financial software such as TurboTax, QuickBooks, and Mint.  Alexander is an active member in his community and mentors’ startups and young entrepreneurs in the Greater San Diego area.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from San Diego State University (SDSU) and resides in San Diego with his wife and sons.


Contact Email: alexs@vitrilife.com

Vivian Lauderdale, MS, MBA, RAC

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & QA/QC

Vivian brings over 25 years of experience from the biotechnology industry with expertise in regulatory affairs, cGMP quality systems, and biomedical business management.  She has strong grant writing expertise and has successfully obtained awards from the SBIR, NIH, DoD, and NSF.  She also holds a Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) from the US Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS).  Vivian holds an MS from George Washington University Medical School Division and an Executive MBA from UCLA.  


Contact Email: vivianl@vitrilife.com 


Universal Stabilization Technologies, Inc.

4050 Sorrento Valley Blvd Ste L

San Diego, CA 92121

Office: 858.695.2896

Fax: 858.695.2897