16 for 2016: The people who will shape our new year

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Written by Editorial Board.

…Rodney Williams – Founder and CEO, Lisnr

One of three former P&Gers on our list, West End resident Williams founded and runs Lisnr. The Over-the-Rhine tech startup just raised $10 million on top of a previous, $3.5 million round of investor funding. The company also was invited to the White House along with other entrepreneurs as part of the first Demo Day.

Lisnr, the first member of Cintrifuse, is developing technology to use audio cues to provide users with relevant content. For example, while listening to a song on the radio you might get a notification about an upcoming concert…

…Gina Drosos – President and CEO, Assurex Health

Drosos, 52, of Indian Hill, joined Assurex Health as president in August 2013 and was promoted to CEO in June 2014. This year the Mason-based mental health biotech company will move into a new, $15 million facility on Innovation Way to accommodate its growing business.

The company developed the GeneSight test, which allows doctors and other caregivers to match a patient’s genetic profile with a suitable drug to improve treatment of depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions…

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Originally published January 10, 2016.

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