Lonnie Moulder, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder
Leon (Lonnie) O. Moulder, Jr. has served as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our Board of Directors since co-founding TESARO, Inc. in March 2010. From April 2009 to January 2010, Mr. Moulder served as vice chairman of the board of directors and president and chief executive officer of Abraxis BioScience, Inc., a biotechnology company, and as president and chief executive officer of its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Abraxis BioScience, LLC, and the Abraxis Oncology division. Before that, Mr. Moulder served as vice chairman and executive vice president of Eisai Corporation of North America, from January 2008 until January 2009, following Eisai Co. Ltd.’s acquisition of MGI PHARMA, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, in January 2008. Mr. Moulder served as president and chief executive officer and as member of the board of directors of MGI PHARMA, Inc. from May 2003 through January 2008. Mr. Moulder joined MGI PHARMA, Inc. in September 1999 as executive vice president and was promoted to president and chief operating officer in May 2002. Mr. Moulder earned a bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from Temple University and master of business administration degree from the University of Chicago. Mr. Moulder currently serves as a director of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBST), a publicly held biopharmaceutical company, and Trevena, Inc.
Mary Lynne Hedley, Ph.D., President and co-founder
Mary Lynne Hedley, Ph.D. has served as our President and as a member of our Board of Directors since co-founding TESARO, Inc. in March 2010. From July 2009 to February, Dr. Hedley served as executive vice president of operations and chief scientific officer of Abraxis BioScience, Inc., a biotechnology company. Dr. Hedley served as executive vice president of Eisai Corporation of North America from January 2008 until July 2009, following Eisai Co. Ltd.’s acquisition of MGI PHARMA, Inc. in January 2008. Dr. Hedley served in various positions at MGI PHARMA, Inc. from 2004 through its acquisition in January 2008, most recently as executive vice president and chief scientific officer. Prior to that, Dr. Hedley co-founded and served as the president and chief executive officer of ZYCOS, Inc., a biotechnology company, which was acquired by MGI PHARMA, Inc. in 2004. Prior to co-founding Zycos, Dr. Hedley completed two consecutive postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard University. Dr. Hedley earned her bachelor of science degree in microbiology from Purdue University and her doctoral degree in Immunology from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center.
David M. Mott, Director
David M. Mott has served on our Board of Directors since May 2010 and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors since July 2011. Mr. Mott has served as a general partner of New Enterprise Associates, an investment firm focused on venture capital and growth equity investments, since September 2008, where he leads the healthcare investing practice. From 1992 until 2008, Mr. Mott worked at MedImmune Limited, a biotechnology company and subsidiary of AstraZeneca Plc (NYSE:AZN), and served in numerous roles during his tenure including chief financial officer, president and chief operating officer, and most recently as chief executive officer from October 2000 to July 2008. During that time, Mr. Mott also served as executive vice president of AstraZeneca Plc from June 2007 to July 2008 following AstraZeneca Plc’s acquisition of MedImmune Limited in June 2007. Prior to joining MedImmune Limited, Mr. Mott was a vice president in the healthcare investment banking group at Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. Inc. Mr. Mott received a bachelor of arts degree from Dartmouth College. Mr. Mott also serves as the chairman of the boards of directors for 3-V Biosciences, Inc. and Zyngenia, Inc., and serves on the board of directors of Ardelyx, Inc., Epizyme, Inc., Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Prosensa.
Lawrence (Larry) M. Alleva, Director
Lawrence (Larry) M. Alleva was appointed to our Board of Directors in March 2012. Mr. Alleva is currently retired. Prior to his retirement in June 2010, Mr. Alleva was employed by PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, or PwC, for 39 years, 28 of which as a partner with the firm. Mr. Alleva served clients primarily in the technology sector, including pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Additionally, he served in a variety of office and regional practice leadership roles, most recently as ethics and compliance leader (assurance) for PwC from 2006 until his retirement. Mr. Alleva is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Mr. Alleva received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Ithaca College and attended Columbia University’s Executive MBA Program. Mr. Alleva also serves as a director for GlobalLogic, Inc.
Arnold Oronsky, Ph.D., Director
Arnold L. Oronsky, Ph.D. has served on our Board of Directors since June 2011. Dr. Oronsky has been a general partner with InterWest Partners, a venture capital firm, since 1994, focusing primarily on life science companies. Dr. Oronsky also serves as a senior lecturer at Johns Hopkins Medical School. Prior to joining InterWest Partners, Dr. Oronsky served as the vice president for discovery research at the Lederle Laboratories division of American Cyanamid Company. Dr. Oronsky holds a Ph.D. in immunology from Columbia University and an A.B. degree from New York University. Dr. Oronsky serves as chairman of the board of directors for Dynavax Technologies (NASDAQ: DVAX), a publicly held biotechnology company, as well as several privately held life science companies.
Beth Seidenberg, M.D., Director
Beth Seidenberg, M.D. has served on our Board of Directors since June 2011. Dr. Seidenberg has been a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a venture capital firm, since May 2005, where she has primarily focused on life science investing. Dr. Seidenberg was previously the senior vice president, head of global development and chief medical officer at Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN), a biotechnology company. In addition, Dr. Seidenberg was a senior executive in research and development at Bristol Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY), a biopharmaceutical company, and Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK), a healthcare company. Dr. Seidenberg received her bachelor of science degree from Barnard College and her medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed her post-graduate training at Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Seidenberg serves on the board of directors of: Auxogyn, Inc., 3-V Biosciences, Inc., Breathe Technologies, Inc., Epizyme, Inc., iPierian Inc. and Redbrick Health Corporation.
Paul Walker, Director
Paul Walker has served on our Board of Directors since May 2010. Mr. Walker has served as a partner of New Enterprise Associates, an investment firm focused on venture capital and growth equity investments, since May 2008, where he has primarily focused on later-stage biotechnology and life sciences investments. From January 2001 to March 2008, Mr. Walker worked at MPM Capital, a life science venture capital firm, as a general partner with the MPM BioEquities Fund. From July 1996 to December 2000, Mr. Walker served as portfolio manager at Franklin Templeton Investments. Mr. Walker received a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry and cell biology from the University of California at San Diego.