Leo Redmond, MBA, President & Chief Financial Officer: Mr. Redmond has more than 20 years experience in the life sciences industry. Prior to Presidio, Mr. Redmond served as Senior Director of Finance at Genentech with a broad range of responsibilities including leadership of financial planning, corporate accounting, financial operations and reporting functions, and supporting the corporate, R&D, commercial and business development organizations. He led the collaborations finance and corporate financial systems, and engaged in negotiation and subsequent administration of multiple business development arrangements. Mr. Redmond also served as the CFO and Secretary for the Genentech Foundation for Biomedical Sciences.
Mr. Redmond holds a BS degree, with a double major in Business Administration and Accounting, with honors, from the University of Kansas and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.
Nathaniel Brown, MD, Chief Medical Adviser: Dr. Brown is an Infectious Diseases physician with over 20 years of pharmaceutical development experience, with leadership roles in U.S. and global product registration programs for six antiviral/anti-infective medicines for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, and associated infections. He has extensive experience with global drug development, including North and South America, Europe, India, Southeast Asia, and China. Previous positions include: Executive VP and Chief Medical Officer at Idenix Pharmaceuticals; and Director, Clinical and Scientific Affairs, Hepatitis, at Glaxo Wellcome, as well as academic positions at UCLA and Cornell. Dr. Brown has served in advisory roles for the Hepatitis B Foundation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, various pharma/biotech companies, and venture/equity organizations.
Dr. Brown studied Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale and received his MD from the Georgetown School of Medicine, with subsequent clinical training at Cornell Medical Center and post-doctoral research training (Infectious Diseases & Virology) at Yale School of Medicine.