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BioXcel Therapeutics Inc (BTAI.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Mueller

61 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Vimal Mehta

57 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, Director

Richard Steinhart

60 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Frank Yocca

62 2017 Chief Scientific Officer

Chids Mahadevan

46 2017 Vice President - Finance

Luca Rastelli

50 2017 Vice President - Oncology R&D

Vikas Sharma

2018 Vice President - Business Development

Vincent O'Neill

48 2017 Chief Medical Officer

Krishnan Nandabalan

55 2017 Director

Sandeep Laumas

49 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Mueller

Dr. Peter Mueller, Ph.D. is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. With over 30 years of global pharma and biotech experience, Dr. Mueller is currently the President of the Mueller Health Foundation, a private foundation tackling globally lethal infectious diseases such as tuberculosis by addressing latency and the ever growing challenges of antimicrobial resistance. From 2014 to 2016, he was President of R&D and Chief Scientific Officer of Axcella Health, a biotechnology company. From 2003 to 2014, Dr. Mueller served as Executive Vice President Global Research and Development & Chief Scientific Officer for Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Incorporated, a biotechnology company. He was involved in the development of Incivek (2011), Kalydeco (2012), and Orkambi (2014). Prior to his tenure at Vertex, he served as Senior Vice President, Research and Development, for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. overseeing global research programs (immunology, inflammation, cardiovascular diseases and gene therapy) and the development of all drug candidates of the company's worldwide portfolio in North and South America, Canada and Japan, beginning in 1997. He was involved in the development of Spiriva, Combivent, Atrovent and Viramune. Dr. Mueller received both an undergraduate degree and a Ph.D. in Chemistry at the Albert Einstein University of Ulm, Germany, where he also holds a Professorship in Theoretical Organic Chemistry. He completed fellowships in Quantum Pharmacology at Oxford University and in Biophysics at Rochester University

Vimal Mehta

Mr. Vimal Mehta, Ph.D. is President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, Director of the Company. He is a co-founder of BioXcel Corporation and has served as its Chairman of the Board since 2005 and its Chief Executive Officer since September 2014. Dr. Mehta has held various senior scientific and business development positions, including Senior Vice President of Business Development at London-based Inpharmatica Ltd, a global predictive informatics company, from 2002 to 2006 and Senior Vice President, Business Development for Jubilant Life Sciences, an integrated global pharmaceutical and life sciences company, from 2006 to 2007. Previously, Dr. Mehta served as Business Development Manager at CuraGen Corporation, a biotechnology company, from 1996 to 2002. He held multiple positions in the Department of Radiology at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center from 1989 to 1996, including Postdoctoral Fellow, Instructor and Assistant Professor. Dr. Mehta holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Delhi, India and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Chemistry at the University of Montpellier, France.

Richard Steinhart

Mr. Richard I. Steinhart, CPA is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. From October 2015 to June 2017 he was Vice President and CFO at Remedy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. From January 2014 to September 2015 Mr. Steinhart worked as a financial and strategic consultant to the biotechnology and medical device industries. From April 2006 through December 2013, Mr. Steinhart was employed by MELA Sciences, Inc., as their Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary from April 2006 to April 2012 and as Sr. Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer from April 2012 to December 2013. From May 1992 until joining MELA Sciences, Mr. Steinhart was a Managing Director of Forest Street Capital/SAE Ventures, a boutique investment banking, venture capital, and management consulting firm focused on healthcare and technology companies. Prior to Forest Street Capital/SAE Ventures, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Emisphere Technologies, Inc. Mr. Steinhart's other experience includes seven years at CW Group, Inc., a venture capital firm focused on medical technology and biopharmaceutical companies, where he was a General Partner and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Steinhart is a member of the Board of Directors of Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a position he assumed in November 2013, and Atossa Genetics, Inc., where he began his service in March 2014. Mr. Steinhart serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee at Actinium Pharmaceuticals, where he also sits on the Compensation and Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Steinhart serves as the Chairman of Atossa Genetics Audit Committee and is a member of its Compensation Committee. He holds B.B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from Pace University and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Frank Yocca

Dr. Frank D. Yocca, Ph.D. is Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. From April 2015 to April 2017, he was Senior Vice President, CNS R&D of BioXcel. From 2005 to 2015, Dr. Yocca held multiple leadership roles at AstraZeneca plc, including Vice President, Strategy and Externalization, Neuroscience Virtual Innovative Medicine Unit (iMed) (2011-2015), Vice President and Head, Strategy Unit, CNS and Pain Innovative Medicine Unit (iMed) (2010 to 2011) and Vice President and Head, CNS Pain Discovery (2005 to 2010). Prior to this he was Executive Director at the Bristol Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute from 1984 to 2004 where he served concurrent leadership responsibilities within the Neuroscience Clinical Group for Early and Late Clinical Development Studies. Prior to this Dr. Yocca served as Executive Director, Neuroscience Discovery from 1997 to 2003, where he was a collaborator in the development and implementation of corporate strategic plans and leader for the Neuroscience Biology Department in the discovery of psychiatry and Alzheimer's clinical candidates. He was a core member of the Abilify Product Development and Commercialization Team from 1999 to 2002 and a core member of the Early and Late Discovery and Development Teams from 1984 to 2001. Dr. Yocca holds a B.S. in biochemistry from Manhattan College and an M.S. in pharmacology and a Ph.D. in neuropharmacology for St. John's University.

Chids Mahadevan

Mr. Chids Mahadevan is Vice President - Finance of the Company. Since April 2015 he has served as Vice President—Finance and Chief Accounting Officer of BioXcel. Prior to joining BioXcel, From 2010 to 2015, Mr. Mahadevan was the Senior Vice President, Finance at GoldenSource Corp, an enterprise data management software company where he led the global finance and accounting team. From 2007 to 2010, he was the Director of Finance at inVentiv Health Inc., a professional services organization that accelerates the clinical and commercial success of biopharmaceutical companies worldwide. Mr. Mahadevan started his career at Ramco Systems, a provider of adaptive enterprise solutions in a global market in 1996 where he progressed to become Head of Finance for the United States operations and the Finance Lead for the global aviation software segment and remained until 2007. Mr. Mahadevan holds a Bachelors in Commerce from Madras University. Mr. Mahadevan is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States and also a Chartered Accountant from India.

Luca Rastelli

Dr. Luca Rastelli, Ph.D. is Vice President - Oncology R&D of the Company. Previously, he was the Vice President of Oncology R&D of BioXcel from May 2015 to June 2017. Dr. Rastelli has more than 20 years of drug discovery and development experience in pharmaceutical, biotech and start-up companies. Dr. Rastelli has held multiple preclinical and clinical project leadership positions. He served as Head of Translational Oncology at Boston Strategics Corporation, a pharmaceutical research and development company, from 2013 to 2014, and as Global Project Leader at EMD Serono Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany from 2006 to 2013. Dr. Rastelli served as Senior Director Biology from 2003 to 2006 at Sopherion Therapeutics, Inc., a company that designed and developed, and commercialized novel anti-cancer drugs and molecules. Dr. Rastelli holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology of Development from the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

Vikas Sharma

Dr. Vikas Sharma is Vice President - Business Development of the Company. Dr. Sharma has over 12 years of experience in business development activities across the pharma landscape. He has led multiple complex deals that involved upfront, milestone and royalty payments. Most recently Dr. Sharma was the director, business development at MacroGenics where he played an instrumental role in leading licensing deals with companies such as Incyte Corporation, Roche, and Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining MacroGenics, Dr. Sharma served as the director, business development at Rexahn Pharmaceuticals where he led the due diligence and execution of licensing deals, M&A as well as capital markets transactions. Previously, he served as manager, business development for MedImmune (the global biologics business of AstraZeneca), where he executed multiple licensing transactions. Prior to that, Dr. Sharma served in a business development role with increasing responsibilities at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Bradley Pharmaceuticals and Advanced Bioadjuvant. Dr. Sharma earned a second master's degree and a doctorate in biology from Rutgers University. He completed his bachelor's degree and master's degree in microbiology from the University of Mumbai, India. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations.

Vincent O'Neill

Dr. Vincent J. O'Neill, M.D. is Chief Medical Officer of the Company. He served as the Chief Medical Officer of Mirna Therapeutics, Inc. from April 2016 to May 2017. From June 2014 to May 2016, he served as the Chief Medical Officer of Exosome Diagnostics, Inc., a diagnostics company. From 2012 to 2014, Dr. O'Neill was global head Personalized of Medicine and Companion Diagnostics at Sanofi S.A., a pharmaceutical company. From 2009 to 2012, Dr. O'Neill served as Group Director at Genentech, Inc. where he was involved in the expanded approval of products such as Avastin and Tarceva. From 2006 to 2009, Dr. O'Neill served as Director, Discovery Medicine at GlaxoSmithkline plc. Dr. O'Neill holds an M.D., MBChd and M.Sc. in Pathology from the University of Glasgow, UK.

Krishnan Nandabalan

Dr. Krishnan Nandabalan, Ph.D. is Director of the Company. He is a co-founder of BioXcel and has served as its President and Secretary since 2005 and Chief Scientific Officer since September 2014. He has served as a director of BioXcel since March 2005. From August 2004 to September 2005, Dr. Nandabalan served as the Vice President of Corporate Development at Genaissance Pharmaceuticals, a population genomics company, from October 2000 to August 2004, he was Vice President of Product Development, Alliances and Business Development, and from October 1998 to October 2000, he was Executive Director of Technology Systems. Prior to this, he served as Group Leader of the Functional Genomics Group at CuraGen Corporation from January 1995 to September 1998. Dr. Nandabalan was also a Founding Director of Ayugen BioSciences, a privately held company that specializes in genomic tests and services, from March 2006 to October 2015. Dr. Nandabalan holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in agricultural science from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from Indian Institute of Science.

Sandeep Laumas

Mr. Sandeep Laumas is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a Director of BioXcel since May 2013. In August 2007, Dr. Laumas founded Bearing Circle Capital, an investment firm, and has served as its Managing Director since such time. Dr. Laumas was a Managing Director of North Sound Capital from 2003 to 2007, where he was responsible for the global healthcare investment portfolio. Dr. Laumas was an analyst at Balyasny Asset Management from 2001 to 2003. He began his career at Goldman Sachs & Co. in 1996 as an equity analyst in the healthcare investment banking division before transitioning to the healthcare equity research division. From February 2011 to February 2012 he was a member of the board of directors of Super Religare Laboratories Limited, Southeast Asia's largest clinical laboratory service company. Dr. Laumas also served as a Director of Parkway Holdings Ltd. from May to August 2010 and currently has served as a director of Innovate Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. since 2014. Dr. Laumas received his A.B. (Chemistry) from Cornell University in 1990, his M.D. from Albany Medical College, with a research year at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and completed his medical internship at the Yale University School of Medicine.

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