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Aduro Biotech Inc (ADRO.OQ)

ADRO.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Isaacs

69 2008 Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer Lew

45 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Blaine Templeman

52 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Andrea van Elsas

51 2017 Chief Scientific Officer

Natalie Sacks

53 2016 Chief Medical Officer

Stephanie O'Brien

59 2011 Lead Independent Director

William Greenman

51 2010 Independent Director

Ross Haghighat

54 2009 Independent Director

Frank McCormick

67 2010 Independent Director

Stephen Sherwin

69 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Isaacs

Mr. Stephen T. Isaacs is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aduro BioTech, Inc. Mr. Isaacs has served as our Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer since 2008. Prior to Aduro, Mr. Isaacs founded Cerus Corporation, a biomedical products company commercializing the Intercept Blood Systems, in 1991. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cerus from 1991 to 2004. Prior to Cerus, Mr. Isaacs founded and served as Chief Executive Officer and President of HRIS Associates and HRI Research, both biotechnology companies focusing on research and development. He held a non-teaching faculty position in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California Berkeley from 1978 to 1986. Mr. Isaacs has published over 20 peer-reviewed scientific articles and is an inventor on over 40 issued patents. Mr. Isaacs holds a B.A. degree in Biochemistry from University of California Berkeley, and had graduate training in organic chemistry in the Ph.D. program in the Department of Chemistry at Berkeley. Because of Mr. Isaacs’ biomedical expertise, extensive knowledge of our company and experience as founder and executive officer of biotechnology companies, we believe he is able to make valuable contributions to our Board of Directors.

Jennifer Lew

Ms. Jennifer Lew, CPA is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. She joined us in October 2013 and has served as our Chief Financial Officer since March 2018. Prior to that, she served as our Senior Vice President of Finance since January 2015. Prior to joining Aduro, Ms. Lew held various roles at Dynavax Technologies Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, from 2004 to October 2013, most recently as Vice President of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer, where she oversaw accounting and finance operations. Prior to joining Dynavax, Ms. Lew held positions as Assistant Controller and Director of Finance at QRS Corporation, a publicly-held technology company, from 2000 to 2004. Ms. Lew was a member of the audit practice at Ernst & Young from 1994 to 1999. She earned a B.A. in Economics/Accounting and Government from Claremont McKenna College and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive status).

Blaine Templeman

Mr. Blaine Templeman is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Aduro Biotech, Inc. Prior to joining Aduro, Mr. Templeman joined us in September 2015 and has served as our Chief Legal Officer and Secretary since February 2018. Prior to that, he served as our Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since September 2015. Prior to joining Aduro, Mr. Templeman was a corporate and intellectual property partner at Arnold & Porter LLP, a multinational law firm, where he counseled U.S. and international clients on the protection, development and commercialization of their products, intellectual property portfolios, contract manufacturing, clinical trials, research and outsourcing. Prior to joining Arnold & Porter LLP in 2014, Mr. Templeman served as a partner at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, a multinational law firm, since 2008. Mr. Templeman holds a J.D. from New York University and a B.S. from Oral Roberts University.

Andrea van Elsas

Dr. Andrea van Elsas, Ph.D., has been appointed as Chief Scientific Officer of the Company, with effective from September 1, 2017. Dr. van Elsas has served as our Chief Scientific Officer since September 2017, following his tenure as Chief Scientific Officer of Aduro Biotech Europe since November 2015. Prior to its acquisition by Aduro in 2015, Dr. Andrea van Elsas co-founded BioNovion and served as Chief Scientific Officer focusing on the development of innovative therapeutic antibodies in the field of immuno-oncology. From 1999 to 2011, he held numerous positions at Organon in Oss, The Netherlands, and Cambridge, Massachusetts (acquired by Schering-Plough Corporation in 2007 and later by Merck & Co.), most recently as the Director of Tumor Immunology. He received a Ph.D. from University of Leiden Medical Faculty and a M.S. degree in Molecular & Cell Biology from the University of Amsterdam.

Natalie Sacks

Dr. Natalie R. Sacks is Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Prior to joining us, Dr. Sacks has served as our Chief Medical Officer since August 2016. Prior to joining Aduro, Dr. Sacks served as an advisor on development strategy for multiple firms. Previously, she was Vice President of Clinical Development at Onyx Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Amgen) from 2011 to 2014, where she played a key role in the development and approval of Kyprolis®, an FDA-approved therapy for the treatment of relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, and in business development strategy. Prior to that, she served as Vice President of Clinical Research for Exelixis from 2009 to 2011. From 2002 to 2009 Dr. Sacks served as Vice President of Clinical Development at Cell Genesys, a biotechnology company focused on the development of cancer vaccines and engineered chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells. Prior to her tenure in biotechnology, she served in a variety of research and analytical roles at academic institutions and companies, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical College of Pennsylvania, and ICI-Stuart Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Sacks holds an active faculty appointment (volunteer) at the University of California, San Francisco, where she has been an assistant clinical professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology since 2004. She received her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, her M.S. in Biostatistics from Harvard University School of Public Health and her B.A. in Mathematics from Bryn Mawr College.

Stephanie O'Brien

Ms. Stephanie Monaghan O'Brien, J.D., is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Ms. O’Brien has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2011. Ms. O’Brien has been a member of the investment team at Morningside since 1997. She has served as a director for Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since 2013 and for numerous private nonclinical and clinical stage companies developing drugs across a broad spectrum of therapeutic focus, including oncology and immunotherapy, and has extensive experience providing operational and management oversight to venture-backed technology companies. She has also facilitated multiple financings for public and private companies such as Dendreon, BioVex and Stealth Biotherapeutics. Prior to joining Morningside, Ms. O’Brien spent nine years as a corporate lawyer with Hale and Dorr in the Boston and Washington, D.C. offices, working primarily on public offerings, venture capital finances and start-up companies. She previously worked at Chase Manhattan Bank, working in international portfolio analysis. She received her A.B., cum laude, from Harvard College and her J.D. from New York University School of Law. Because of Ms. O’Brien’s extensive experience serving on boards of directors and governing biotechnology companies, we believe she is able to make valuable contributions to our Board of Directors.

William Greenman

Mr. William M. Greenman is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Greenman has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2010. Mr. Greenman is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cerus Corporation, and has held several executive and management positions with Cerus since joining the company in 1995. Prior to Cerus, he worked in various marketing and business development positions in Baxter’s Biotech Division from 1991 to 1995. Mr. Greenman holds undergraduate degrees in Biological Sciences and Economics from Stanford University. Because of his extensive experience holding executive positions and knowledge of the biomedical industry, we believe Mr. Greenman is able to make valuable contributions to our Board of Directors.

Ross Haghighat

Mr. Ross Haghighat is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Haghighat has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2009. Mr. Haghighat is the founder, Chairman and Managing Partner of Triton Systems, Inc. Mr. Haghighat has served on the board of Triton Systems, Inc., a product venturing company, where he has also served as its Chief Executive Officer since 2009. Additionally, Mr. Haghighat has served on the board of directors of S12 Technologies and FRX Polymers since 2009. Mr. Haghighat holds a Bachelor’s of Science and a Masters in Material Science, Organometallic Chemistry from Rutgers University and a Master of Business Administration from Boston College. Because of his extensive experience in the biotechnology field, we believe Mr. Haghighat is able provide valuable contributions to our Board of Directors.

Frank McCormick

Dr. Frank McCormick, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. McCormick has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2010. Dr. McCormick has held the position of Director of the University of California, San Francisco (“UCSF”) Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, a multidisciplinary research and clinical care organization, since 1997 and the position of Associate Dean of the UCSF School of Medicine since 1997 and has been a Fellow of the Royal Society, a society for science, since 1996 and a Member of the National Academy of Sciences since 2014. Prior to joining the UCSF faculty, Dr. McCormick pursued cancer-related work with several biotechnology firms, including Cetus Corporation as Director of Molecular Biology from 1981 to 1990 and Vice President of Research from 1990 to 1991, and Chiron Corporation as Vice President of Research from 1991 to 1992. In 1992, Dr. McCormick founded Onyx Pharmaceuticals and served as its Chief Scientific Officer until 1996. Dr. McCormick previously served on the Board of Directors of Exelixis, Inc. from 2003 to 2013. Dr. McCormick received his B.Sc. in biochemistry from the University of Birmingham, and his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge and held postdoctoral fellowships in the U.S. at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and in London at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. Because of Dr. McCormick’s extensive experience in the biomedical industry, we believe Dr. McCormick is able to make valuable contributions to our Board of Directors.

Stephen Sherwin

Dr. Stephen Sherwin, M.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Sherwin has served as a member of our Board of Directors since June 2015. Dr. Sherwin is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and a volunteer Attending Physician in the Hematology/Oncology Division of the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. He is a Venture Partner with Third Rock Ventures and a member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy. Dr. Sherwin was Chief Executive Officer of Cell Genesys, Inc., a cancer immunotherapy company, from 1990 and its Chairman from 1994 until the company’s merger in 2009 with BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now ANI Pharmaceuticals). He was also a co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Abgenix, Inc., an antibody company, which was acquired by Amgen Inc. in 2006, and co-founder and Chairman of Ceregene, Inc., a gene therapy company which was acquired by Sangamo Biosciences, Inc. in 2013. From 1983 to 1990, Dr. Sherwin held various positions at Genentech, Inc., most recently as Vice President of Clinical Research. Prior to 1983, he was on the staff of the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Sherwin holds a B.A. degree in biology from Yale University and an M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School and is board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research. Dr. Sherwin is currently a member of the board of directors of Biogen Inc. and Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. Dr. Sherwin previously served on the board of directors of Biotechnology Industry Organization Association from 2002 to 2014 and as its Chairman from 2009 to 2011 and also previously served on the President’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology Working Group on Advancing Innovation in Drug Development and Evaluation from 2011 to 2013. In the past 5 years,

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stephen Isaacs

2,734,540

Jennifer Lew

--

Blaine Templeman

1,231,810

Andrea van Elsas

1,758,420

Natalie Sacks

3,295,990

Stephanie O'Brien

163,208

William Greenman

139,708

Ross Haghighat

133,208

Frank McCormick

134,708

Stephen Sherwin

245,708
As Of  31 Dec 2017