Mr. Stern has served as our Vice President, Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls since the company’s inception in 2015. Mr. Stern has worked in the biopharmaceutical industry for over 32 years in a variety of leadership roles encompassing operations, contracts, drug development, and plant management at Teva Pharmaceuticals, Labrys Biologics, and Genentech. Mr. Stern has worked extensively in both drug substance and drug product for commercial and development products, including high concentration products and devices. His work has been instrumental in advancing new therapies from research into the clinic and large-scale commercial manufacturing. Mr. Stern earned his B.S. degree in fermentation science from University of California, Davis and MBA from San Francisco State University.