Scott Garland

Mr. Garland has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2022. Mr. Garland is the Chief Executive Officer of PACT Pharma, an immuno-oncology company focused on developing neoantigen targeted T-cell therapies for solid tumors. He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Portola Pharmaceuticals, which was acquired by Alexion in 2020. At Portola, he led the company through the commercial launch of Andrexxa®, a novel reversal agent for factor Xa inhibitors. Before joining Portola, Mr. Garland held leadership roles at multiple pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. At Relypsa, he served first as Chief Commercial Officer, then as president overseeing the U.S. commercial launch of Veltassa® for the treatment of hyperkalemia. Prior to Relypsa, Mr. Garland spent three years as Chief Commercial Officer at Exelixis where he built the commercial organization for the company’s launch of cabozantinib in medullary thyroid cancer. He also spent nine years at Genentech, where he led the commercial franchises for two multi-billion-dollar cancer therapies – Avastin® and Rituxan®. Mr. Garland sits on the Board for Day One Biopharmaceuticals and Calithera Biosciences, and formerly sat on the Board of Karyopharm Therapeutics. Mr. Garland received a Bachelor of Science degree from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo and a master’s degree in business administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.