InChI Trust Adds Technical Director and Outreach Director

The InChI Trust added two new part-time positions to help advance the extension of the InChI code as well as its awareness and use across the community. 

  • Gerd Blanke ([email protected]) has started as the Technical Director for the Trust. He will work closely with the working groups to help move the various activities to delivery in next versions of the code. Gerd has held senior positions in information technology and services across the research area of life science and chemical industry. His business development skills span chemical and bio informatics, databases, data analytics, business Intelligence, project management, and management. (

  • Rudy Potenzone ([email protected]) is serving as the Director of Outreach and Marketing, including extensions to the website, a newsletter (InChI OUTREACH), and a program to reach out to potential new sponsors, developers and users.  Rudy is an accomplished executive with a proven track record of developing products for life science informatics, knowledge management, workflow systems and electronic lab notebooks.  (