Anthony P. Schoener
Tony joined the RSRT Board of Trustees in 2011. His daughter, Kelly, who is afflicted with Rett, inspires his interest and motivation. Tony and his wife, Kathy, have been closely monitoring the science of Rett for many years. Their decision to engage at the board level is a reflection of the urgency and the optimism surrounding the potential for treatments and a cure. The Schoeners $1 million gift to RSRT launched the MECP2 Consortium in 2011. A recent additional million dollar pledge will support the ongoing work of the Consortium.
After a 14 year career with Starent Networks/Cisco, he joined RIFT.io in 2014, a communications start-up based in MA where he serves as President and CEO. Tony is also a Technology Advisor/Angel Investor, working with several companies in the Boston area.
Tony assumed the position of Chairman of the RSRT Board of Trustees in 2012. Tony and Kathy have three adult children and live in Southborough, MA.