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Audentes Therapeutics Inc (BOLD.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Matthew Patterson

45 President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director

Thomas Schuetz

56 2013 Co-Founder, Independent Director

Thomas Soloway

49 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Natalie Holles

43 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President

David Nagler

63 2015 Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Corporate Affairs

John Gray

53 2015 Senior Vice President - Research and Development

Mary Newman

58 2014 Senior Vice President - Regulatory Affairs

Suyash Prasad

47 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Jennifer Jarrett

2017 Director

Louis Lange

67 2015 Independent Director

Scott Morrison

59 2015 Independent Director

Kush Parmar

36 2013 Independent Director

Julie Smith

46 2016 Independent Director

Stephen Squinto

60 2015 Independent Director

Thomas Woiwode

45 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Matthew Patterson

Mr. Matthew (Matt) R. Patterson serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director of the company. He has 20 years of experience in the research, development, and commercialization of innovative treatments for rare diseases and has held positions of senior management in both private and public biotechnology companies. Prior to Audentes he was an Entrepreneur-In-Residence with OrbiMed Advisors. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Patterson worked for Amicus Therapeutics, most recently serving as President and Acting Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his work at Amicus, from 1998 to 2004, he worked at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., first serving as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and later Vice President of Commercial Planning. From 1993 to 1998 Mr. Patterson worked at Genzyme Corporation in Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Patterson is a member of the Board of Directors of Gilda's Club of New York City, which provides social and emotional support for people living with cancer. Mr. Patterson received his B.A. in Biochemistry from Bowdoin College.

Thomas Schuetz

Dr. Thomas (Tom) J. Schuetz, M.D. Ph.D. serves as Co-Founder, Independent Director of the Company. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Compass Therapeutics, LLC, a biotechnology company, where he has worked since July 2014. Previously, Dr. Schuetz was a consultant in the biotechnology industry from May 2012 to June 2014, including a consultant for us from July 2012 to June 2013. Prior to consulting, Dr. Schuetz was a venture partner at OrbiMed, a healthcare investment firm, where he worked from November 2007 to May 2012. Dr. Schuetz has also served as the Chief Medical Officer of Therion Biologics Corporation and the Vice President of Clinical Affairs at Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. (now Shire Pharmaceuticals, Inc.). Dr. Schuetz has served as the Chief Medical Resident at Massachusetts General Hospital and completed a medical oncology fellowship at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Schuetz also serves on the board of directors of a private company and previously served on the board of directors of Relypsa, Inc. Dr. Schuetz holds a B.S. from Xavier University, an M.D. from Harvard Medical School and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. Dr. Schuetz is Board Certified in Medical Oncology.

Thomas Soloway

Mr. Thomas P. Soloway is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Prior to joining us, Mr. Soloway served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Ascendis Pharma A/S, a Danish biopharmaceutical company, from January 2014 until September 2015. Prior to Ascendis, Mr. Soloway co-founded Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company, in 2002. At Transcept, Mr. Soloway held various positions, including Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Transcept, Mr. Soloway financed and advised early stage healthcare and life sciences companies as a Principal at Montreux Equity Partners. Mr. Soloway holds a B.S. from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University.

Natalie Holles

Ms. Natalie C. Holles is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. She served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development at Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc., a rare disease pharmaceutical company, from June 2013 through its acquisition by Horizon Pharma, plc in May 2015. From August 2012 until June 2013, Ms. Holles served as the Executive Vice President, Corporate Development at Immune Design, Inc., an immunotherapy company, and from December 2010 to June 2013, Ms. Holles served as an independent life sciences corporate development consultant. Earlier in her career, Ms. Holles served as the Vice President, Business Development at KAI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and previously held corporate development and commercial roles at InterMune, Inc. and Genentech, Inc. Ms. Holles holds an A.B. from Stanford University and an M.A. from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

David Nagler

Mr. David Nagler is Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Corporate Affairs of the Company. Prior to joining us, he served as a human resources and corporate development consultant from April 2013 to February 2015. From July 2003 to March 2013, Mr. Nagler served as the Vice President Corporate Affairs at ARYx Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company. He has also served as the Vice President Human Resources at Genentech, Inc. Mr. Nagler has served on the board of directors of U.C. Davis CONNECT, as well as the boards of the Northern California Chapter of the American Liver Foundation and the John Vasconcellos Legacy Project. Mr. Nagler studied at the University of California, Berkeley.

John Gray

Dr. John Gray, Ph.D. is Senior Vice President - Research and Development of the Company. He is our Vice President, Research and Development from July 2014 to December 2015. Prior to joining us, Dr. Gray served as the Director of Vector Production and Development at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital from June 2003 to June 2014. Prior to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Dr. Gray served as the Assistant Director of the Harvard Gene Therapy Initiative and as a researcher at Pfizer Animal Health. Dr. Gray holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Mary Newman

Ms. Mary Newman is Senior Vice President - Regulatory Affairs of the Company. Prior to joining us, Ms. Newman held various positions at SARcode Biotherapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company, from July 2007 to April 2013, including as the Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality. She has also served in various management roles at BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc., Berlex Inc. (now Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.) and Sequus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Johnson and Johnson). Ms. Newman holds a B.S. from Oregon State University.

Suyash Prasad

Dr. Suyash Prasad is Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Prior to joining us, Dr. Prasad served as Senior Group Medical Director, Development Sciences at BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc., a rare genetic disease biotechnology company, from December 2010 to February 2014. Prior to joining BioMarin, Dr. Prasad served as the Director Global Medical Affairs, Personalized Genetic Health at Genzyme Corporation, a genetic disease biotechnology company, from January 2009 to December 2010 and in a country Medical Director role at Genzyme prior to that. He has also served as a senior clinical research physician at Eli Lilly. Prior to these roles, Dr. Prasad worked as a Pediatrician at Pediatric centers of excellence in the UK and Australia. Dr. Prasad is also an elected Fellow to the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians, UK. Dr. Prasad holds a degree from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom and a Diploma from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. Dr. Prasad is a United Kingdom board certified physician and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Jennifer Jarrett

Louis Lange

Dr. Louis G. Lange, M.D. Ph.D. is currently a general partner at Asset Management Ventures, an investment firm, where he has worked since June 2009. Dr. Lange was the co-founder and served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cardiogen Sciences, Inc., a biotechnology company, from April 2014 until it was acquired by us in August 2015. Dr. Lange also co-founded CV Therapeutics, Inc. in 1990 and served as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer until it was acquired by Gilead Sciences, Inc. in 2009. Dr. Lange has also served as the Chief of Cardiology and Professor of Medicine at Jewish Hospital at Washington University. Dr. Lange served on the board of directors of Maxygen, Inc. from December 2005 to August 2013, CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. from November 2003 to October 2015, and Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. from February 2010 to May 2014. Dr. Lange also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees at the University of Rochester, The Gladstone Foundation, is a senior advisor to Gilead and was on the board of directors of BIO (the trade organization of biotech companies) from 1998 to 2009, as well as other private companies. Dr. Lange holds a B.A. from the University of Rochester, an M.D. from Harvard Medical School and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

Scott Morrison

Mr. Scott W. Morrison is Independent Director of the Company. From 1996 to December 2015, Mr. Morrison was a partner with Ernst & Young LLP, a public accounting firm, where he also served as U.S. Life Sciences Leader from 2002 to December 2015. Mr. Morrison serves on the board and chairs the audit committees of Global Blood Therapeutics Inc. and Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Morrison has held roles on the boards of directors of numerous life sciences industry organizations, including the Biotechnology Institute, the Life Sciences Foundation, the Bay Area Biosciences Association and the Emerging Companies Section of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization. He holds a B.S. from the University of California-Berkeley and is a certified public accountant (inactive).

Kush Parmar

Dr. Kush M. Parmar, M.D. Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is currently a managing partner at 5AM Ventures, a venture capital firm, where he has worked since June 2010. Previously, Dr. Parmar was a National Institute of Health Physician Scientist Fellow at Harvard Medical School, completed clinical clerkships at the Massachusetts General & Brigham and Women’s Hospitals and consulted for an oncology startup. Dr. Parmar currently serves as on the board of directors of several private companies. He is also a Fellow of the Society of Kauffman Fellows. He holds an A.B. from Princeton University, a Ph.D. from Harvard University and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

Julie Smith

Ms. Julie Smith is Independent Director of the Company. Most recently, Ms. Smith served as the Chief Executive Officer at Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp., a biopharmaceutical company she joined in September 2012. Prior to joining Raptor, Ms. Smith served as the Chief Commercial Officer at Enobia Pharma Corp. from July 2008 to May 2012. Earlier in her career, Ms. Smith served as Vice President, Commercial at Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC, and held corporate commercial and policy roles at Genzyme General, Novazyme Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Ms. Smith holds a B.S. from Cornell University.

Stephen Squinto

Dr. Stephen P. Squinto, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. He is currently a venture partner at OrbiMed, a healthcare investment firm, where he has worked since January 2015. Previously, Dr. Squinto co-founded Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., a rare disease biotechnology company, and served in various roles from April 1992 to December 2014, including as its Executive Vice President and Chief Global Operations Officer. Dr. Squinto has also held various positions at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and a joint academic position at both the Tulane University and Louisiana State University Medical Schools. Dr. Squinto holds a B.A. and a Ph.D. from Loyola University of Chicago.

Thomas Woiwode

Dr. Thomas (Tom) F. Woiwode, Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been with Versant Ventures since 2002 in various capacities, serving as a venture partner from June 2011 to July 2014 and as a managing director since July 2014. He has served in a number of operating roles over this time, most recently as the Chief Operating Officer of Okairos. Dr. Woiwode also co-founded EuroVentures, a wholly owned biotech incubator within Versant Ventures, and in this role, served as the founding Chief Business Officer for three biotech companies created within Versant. Dr. Woiwode also served as a research scientist at XenoPort, Inc. prior to joining Versant Ventures. Dr. Woiwode serves on the board of directors of CRISPR Therapeutics AG and Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc. Dr. Woiwode also serves on the board of directors of several private companies. Dr. Woiwode holds a B.A. and a B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D. from Stanford University.