Board of Directors
The Board of Directors consists of each of the three co-founders (Martin, Knighton, and Jeffery F. Miller) and Mr. Kevin Cameron, who was elected to the board in 2007.
Kevin Cameron – Independent Director
Kevin brings a strong entrepreneurial, legal and transactional background. JD, University of Chicago; General Counsel for Moxidigital and North Pointe Communications; Co-founder and President of Glass, Lewis and Company, a significant worldwide shareholder services company.
James L. Knighton – President
MBA, Wharton School of Business, MS. Genetics, University of Pennsylvania; R&D, marketing and finance at the following companies: DuPont/DuPont Merck (1985-1994), Chiron (1994-1998), Sugen – CFO (1998-1999) and Caliper Life Sciences, President (1999-2004).
David W. Martin, MD – CEO
Duke Medical School; Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry, UCSF and Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; SVP of R&D at Genentech (1982-1990); Executive VP of R&D at DuPont Merck (1991-1993); President, Chiron Therapeutics (1994-1995) and founder and CEO of Eos Biotechnology (1997-2003).
Jeffery F. Miller, Ph.D.
AvidBiotics’ third co-founder, is consultant and chairman of the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. Currently, Dr. Miller is M. Philip Davis Chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. His Ph.D. is from Tufts University School of Medicine, and his postdoctoral experience was at Stanford University School of Medicine with Professors Stanley Falkow and Lucy Tompkins.
Mary-Kay James, MS
(Observer), DuPont Representative; Managing Director DuPont Ventures