Pelin Thorogood

Member Since 2022

Pelin Thorogood

Executive Chairperson and Cofounder

Radicle Science

San Diego Area

As the Co-founder and Executive Chair of Radicle Science, Pelin has pioneered history's first and only proof-as-a-service company, whose mission is to close the proof gap between supplements and pharmaceuticals. She is an Industry Scholar for the Cornell Institute of Healthy Futures. Deeply committed to impact, Pelin is trustee of the UC San Diego Foundation and Co-Chair of the UC San Diego Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council. She holds a B.S. in Operations Research & Information Engineering, M.Eng and MBA, all from Cornell.


  • Big Data
  • Analytics
  • Executive Leadership


March 27th, 2023

15 ways to stand out and retain clients' interests during trade shows

Forging successful connections at trade shows requires a solid strategy for attracting and retaining the attention of prospects.

March 1st, 2023

12 tips to boost brand awareness and attract social influencers

Business experts discuss their media communication strategies.

February 27th, 2023

Bridging the proof gap: Why mission alignment is fundamental to drive industry-wide transformation

Fast Company Executive Board member Pelin Thorogood is revamping the traditional clinical trial process.

February 15th, 2023

16 things to drive ingenuity among employees when business is slow

Leading business professionals offer tips to engage team members all year round.


Radicle Science

Radicle Science is history's first and only proof-as-a-service company, offering an easy path for non-pharmaceutical products to clinically prove their true effects beyond placebo. Radicle Science leverages an AI-driven, crowdsourced, virtual and direct-to-consumer approach to power clinical research at unprecedented affordability, speed and scale across diverse populations and conditions. The Radicle vision for the B-corp is an abundant future where democratized access to clinical trials closes the proof gap and transforms non-pharmaceutical products into proven personalized medicines accessible by all.


  • Dietary Supplements
  • Product Research
  • Clinical Trials