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Odonate Therapeutics Inc (ODT.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Tang

51 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Vacirca

49 2016 Vice Chairman of the Board

Michael Hearne

56 2018 Chief Financial Officer

John Lemkey

37 2018 Chief Operating Officer

Joseph O'Connell

63 2017 Chief Medical Officer

Laura Douglass

54 2018 Director

Robert Rosen

62 2017 Director

George Tidmarsh

58 2016 Director

Aaron Davis

40 2016 Independent Director

Craig Johnson

56 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Tang

Mr. Kevin C. Tang is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Odonate Therapeutics Inc, since 2013. Mr. Tang also serves as President of Tang Capital Management, LLC, a life sciences-focused investment company he founded in 2002 and an affiliate of the Company. Since 2014, Mr. Tang has served as a director and Chairman of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company. Since 2009, Mr. Tang has served as a director of Heron Therapeutics, Inc. and, since 2012, has served as Chairman. From 2009 through its acquisition by Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 2010, he served as a director of Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co. In 2006, Mr. Tang co-founded Ardea Biosciences, Inc. and served as a director from inception through its acquisition by AstraZeneca PLC in 2012. From 2001 to 2008, he was a director of Trimeris, Inc. From 1993 to 2001, Mr. Tang held various positions at Deutsche Banc Alex Brown, Inc., an investment banking firm, most recently serving as Managing Director and head of the firm’s Life Sciences research group. Mr. Tang received a B.S. degree from Duke University. The Board has concluded that Mr. Tang should serve as a director based on his experience forming and building biotechnology companies, serving as a director of numerous biotechnology companies and serving as a manager of funds specializing in the area of life sciences.

Jeff Vacirca

Dr. Jeff L. Vacirca M.D. is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Odonate Therapeutics Inc, since July 2016, as a director since January 2017, and, from March 2017 to September 2017, served as our Chief Medical Officer. Since 2008, Dr. Vacirca has served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner/Director of Clinical Research at New York Cancer Specialists. Since 2014, he has served on the Scientific Advisory Board of Caris Life Sciences. Dr. Vacirca currently serves as the President of Community Oncology Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for community oncology practices and patients with cancer. Dr. Vacirca received a B.A. degree in human biology from the University at Albany and an M.D. degree from St. George’s University. The Board has concluded that Dr. Vacirca should serve as a director based on his substantial business experience and clinical expertise in oncology.

Michael Hearne

Mr. Michael S. Hearne serves as Chief Financial Officer of the company. He previously served as the Company’s Vice President of Finance and Accounting from 2015 to 2018. Since 2015, Mr. Hearne has also served as Chief Financial Officer of Tang Capital Management, LLC, a life sciences-focused investment company and an affiliate of the Company. From 2014 to 2015, Mr. Hearne served as a Partner at Weaver & Tidwell, LLP. From 2008 to 2014, Mr. Hearne had his own financial consulting business. From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Hearne served as a Partner at Rothstein Kass & Company, P.C. Mr. Hearne started his public accounting career at Coopers & Lybrand in 1988. Mr. Hearne received a B.S. degree in accounting and a Masters of Accountancy, Taxation from Brigham Young University and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the state of California.

John Lemkey

Mr. John G. Lemkey is Chief Operating Officer of Odonate Therapeutics Inc. Since 2012, Mr. Lemkey has served as Chief Operating Officer of Tang Capital Management, LLC, a life sciences-focused investment company and an affiliate of the Company, which Mr. Lemkey joined in 2006. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Lemkey was a Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Lemkey received a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the state of California.

Joseph O'Connell

Mr. Joseph P. O'Connell M.D., is the Chief Medical Officer of Odonate Therapeutics Inc, since September 2017. From 2015 to 2017, Dr. O’Connell served as Vice President, Medical and Scientific Affairs, Hematology and Oncology at inVentiv Health Clinical, LLC. From 2007 to 2015, Dr. O’Connell held various positions at Pfizer Inc., most recently serving as Senior Director and Asset Global Clinical Lead for Oncology. Prior to 2007, he practiced adult medical oncology for more than 15 years, most recently as a Medical Oncologist at the Yale Cancer Center. Dr. O’Connell received a B.S. degree in biology from Fordham University and an M.D. degree from the State University of New York.

Laura Douglass

Ms. Laura Johnson Douglass serves as Director of the Company. Ms. Douglass is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Next Generation Clinical Research Consulting, Inc., a contract research organization servicing the pharmaceutical industry that she founded in 1999. Additionally, Ms. Douglass is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Eufaeria Biosciences, Inc., a biotechnology company that she founded in 2016. Ms. Douglass is a director of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company. Ms. Douglass is also a founder and director of SB Bancorp, Inc. and Settlers Bank, Inc. Ms. Douglass received a nursing degree from The University of the State of New York-Albany.

Robert Rosen

Mr. Robert Harvey Rosen is the Director of Odonate Therapeutics Inc, since July 2017. Since 2013, Mr. Rosen has served as President and as a director of Heron Therapeutics, Inc., and, from 2012 to 2013, served as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Heron Therapeutics, Inc. Since 2014, he has served as a director of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company. From 2014 to 2015, Mr. Rosen served as a director of Conkwest, Inc. (now NantKwest, Inc.). In 2012, he served as Managing Partner of Scotia Nordic LLC, a life sciences advisory firm. From 2011 to 2012, Mr. Rosen served as Senior Vice President of Global Commercial Operations at Dendreon Corporation. From 2005 to 2011, he served as Global Head of Oncology at Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Rosen was Vice President of the Oncology Business Unit at Sanofi-Synthèlabo Inc. Mr. Rosen received a B.S. degree in pharmacy from Northeastern University. The Board has concluded that Mr. Rosen should serve as a director based on his leadership experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries and expertise in commercializing pharmaceutical products.

George Tidmarsh

Dr. George F. Tidmarsh is the Director of Odonate Therapeutics Inc, since December 2016. Since 2012, Dr. Tidmarsh has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and director of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company. In 2005, Dr. Tidmarsh founded Horizon Pharma, Inc., where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer until 2008 and as a director and consultant until 2011. In 2001, he founded Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he served as President until 2005. From 1996 to 2000, Dr. Tidmarsh held various senior positions at Coulter Pharmaceutical, Inc., most recently serving as Chief Medical Officer. Earlier in his career, Dr. Tidmarsh held various scientific and clinical positions at Sequus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Gilead Sciences, Inc. and SyStemix, Inc. Dr. Tidmarsh received a Ph.D. degree and M.D. degree from the Stanford University School of Medicine and a B.S. degree in microbiology from Stanford University. The Board has concluded that Dr. Tidmarsh should serve as a director based on his experience forming, building and leading biotechnology companies.

Aaron Davis

Mr. Aaron I. Davis is an Independent Director of Odonate Therapeutics Inc, since December 2016. Mr. Davis has been the Chief Executive Officer of Boxer Capital, the healthcare arm of Tavistock Group, since 2012. Mr. Davis co-founded Boxer Capital in 2005 and, prior to being appointed Chief Executive Officer, served as Portfolio Manager. Since 2016, Mr. Davis has served as a director of CiVi Biopharma, Inc. From 2006 to 2008, he served as a director of Kalypsys, Inc. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Davis worked in the Global Healthcare Investment Banking and Private Equity Group at UBS Warburg, LLC. Mr. Davis received an M.A. degree in biotechnology from Columbia University and a B.B.A. degree in finance from Emory University. The Board has concluded that Mr. Davis should serve as a director based on his experience serving as a director of biotechnology companies and as a manager of funds specializing in the area of life sciences.

Craig Johnson

Mr. Craig A. Johnson is an Independent Director of Odonate Therapeutics Inc, since July 2017. Mr. Johnson also is a director of Heron Therapeutics, Inc., La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company, Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. and GenomeDx Biosciences, Inc. Mr. Johnson also served as a director of Ardea Biosciences, Inc. from 2008 until its acquisition by AstraZeneca PLC in 2012, and as a director of Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation from 2011 to 2014. From 2011 to 2012, he served as Chief Financial Officer of PURE Bioscience, Inc., and, from 2010 to 2011, Mr. Johnson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NovaDel Pharma Inc. From 2004 through its acquisition by Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. in 2009, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc., and, from 2009 to 2010, as Vice President of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. From 1994 to 2004, Mr. Johnson held various positions at MitoKor, Inc., most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations. Mr. Johnson received a B.B.A. degree in accounting from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The Board has concluded that Mr. Johnson should serve as a director based on his experience serving as a director of biotechnology companies and his expertise in financial management.

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