Company Leadership

Executive Team


Christopher J. Burns, Ph.D.
Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Daniel C. Pevear, Ph.D.
Founder and Senior Vice President, Biology and Grants Development
Luigi Xerri, Ph.D.
Founder, Senior Strategic Advisor and Head of Scientific Affairs
Ezra Felker, M.B.A.
Chief Operating Officer
Tim Henkel, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Tony Meehan, Ph.D.
Chief Business Officer

Senior Leadership


Chitrananda Abeygunawardana, Ph.D.
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
Stephen Condon, Ph.D.
Vice President, Chemistry
Mary Beth Dorr, Ph.D
Vice President, Clinical Science
Jennifer Ellis
Senior Vice President, Quality
Susan Emeigh Hart, V.M.D., Ph.D., DACVP, DABT, ERT
Vice President, Non-Clinical Safety
Heather Hunter
Vice President, Communications
Joseph C. Larsen, Ph.D.
Vice President, Strategic Portfolio Development
Paul McGovern, M.D.
Vice President, Medical Sciences
Greg Moeck, Ph.D.
Vice President, Microbiology
Jennifer Nelson, PMP
Vice President, R&D Program Management
Larry Rosen, Ph.D.
Vice President, Pharmaceutical Product Development
Will Sargent
SVP, Commercial Strategy