People: Anixa Biosciences Inc (ANIX.OQ)
11 Dec 2019
Dr. Amit Kumar, Ph.D., is the Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since July 6, 2017, as a director of the Company since November 30, 2012 and as Executive Chairman of the Board since August 23, 2016. From June 15, 2015 until August 23, 2016, Dr. Kumar served as Vice Chairman of the Board. Dr. Kumar served as a strategic advisor to the Company since September 19, 2012. Dr. Kumar has been Executive Chairman of the board of directors of Anixa Diagnostics Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company since June 15, 2015. Upon his appointment as Executive Chairman of Anixa, Dr. Kumar resigned from his position as the CEO of Geo Fossil Fuels LLC, an energy company, which he had held since December 2010. From September 2001 to June 2010, Dr. Kumar was President and CEO of CombiMatrix Corporation, a NASDAQ listed biotechnology company and also served as director from September 2000 to June 2012. Dr. Kumar was Vice President of Life Sciences of Acacia Research Corporation, a publicly traded investment company, from July 2000 to August 2007 and also served as a director from January 2003 to August 2007. Dr. Kumar has served as Chairman of the board of directors of Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., a publicly-held solar energy company, since June 2007, and as a director of Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since June 2004. Dr. Kumar holds an A.B. in Chemistry from Occidental College and Ph.D. from Caltech and completed his post-doctoral training at Harvard University. Dr. Kumar has experience in technology driven startups, both at the board of directors and operating levels, in a broad variety of areas including finance, acquisitions, research and development, and marketing, and, as described above, has served as a director and/or officer of various publicly traded companies.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||658,333|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||4,814,260|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||6,120,040|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||11,592,600|