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Soleno Therapeutics Inc (SLNO.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anish Bhatnagar

50 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Interim Principal Financial and Accounting Officer, Director

Jonathan Wolter

68 2018 Principal Financial and Accounting Officer

Anthony Wondka

56 2013 Senior Vice President Research and Development

Ernest Mario

79 2014 Chairman of the Board

Andrew Sinclair

2019 Director

Stuart Collinson

58 2017 Independent Director

William Harris

60 2014 Independent Director

Mahendra Shah

73 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Anish Bhatnagar

Dr. Anish Bhatnagar M.D. is President, Chief Executive Officer, Interim Principal Financial and Accounting Officer, Director of the company. Dr. Bhatnagar was appointed as our Chief Executive Officer in February 2014. Prior to that, he served as our President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Bhatnagar joined us in 2006, and has held positions of increasing responsibility since then. Dr. Bhatnagar is a physician with over 15 years of experience in the medical device and biopharmaceutical industries. His experience spans development of biologics, drugs, drug-device combinations and diagnostic as well as therapeutic medical devices. His prior experience includes working at Coulter Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 1998 to 2000 and Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2000 to 2006. He is the author of several peer-reviewed publications, abstracts and book chapters. He obtained his medical degree at SMS Medical College in Jaipur, India and completed his Residency and Fellowship training in the U.S. at various institutions, including Georgetown University Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania.

Jonathan Wolter

Mr. Jonathan R. Wolter is Principal Financial and Accounting Officer of the company. He is a partner at FLG Partners LLC, a leading Silicon Valley chief financial officer services and board advisory consultancy (“FLG Partners”), will serve as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Wolter, age 67, will provide financial consulting services until the Company completes its search for a new Chief Financial Officer. Since January 2016, Mr. Wolter has acted as consulting CFO for DigiSight Technologies, Inc. and from July 2011 through December 2015, acted as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Palo Alto Research Center. He has over 40 years of financial and operational experience and has been a partner at FLG Partners since August 2004, during which time he has served as chief financial officer and advisor for multiple life sciences companies. Prior to joining FLG Partneres, Mr. Wolter served as Chief Financial Officer of KPMG Consulting, Latin America, and International Controller with KPMG Consulting, and has held senior financial management positions with several publicly-traded companies, including Exponent and First Republic Bancorp.

Anthony Wondka

Mr. Anthony (Tony) Wondka is Vice President - Research and Development of the Company. Mr. Wondka was appointed as Senior Vice President of Research and Development of Capnia, Inc. in connection with a joint venture agreement entered into on December 4, 2017 with OptAsia Healthcare Limited. Prior to that, he was our Vice President of Research and Development since June 2013 and was a consultant for us from May 2011 to June 2013. He has held management and executive positions in the medical device industry for over 20 years, in large and small companies. From April 2006 to March 2011, Mr. Wondka served as VP of R&D and then VP of Technology and Clinical Affairs for Breathe Technologies, where he invented and co-invented ventilation products that address large unmet needs in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, and obstructive sleep apnea. From July 1997 to April 2006, Mr. Wondka was Director of R&D and VP of Manufacturing at Pulmonx, where he co-invented and led the early development of the Chartis™ diagnostic system and procedure that is used to guide endobronchial lung volume reduction for the treatment of COPD, and is currently being sold in the E.U. Prior to Pulmonx, Mr. Wondka worked at Pfizer subsidiary Shiley (acquired by Covidien) and Bear Medical (acquired by Carefusion), where he held lead roles in engineering and quality assurance, supporting commercialization activities for market leading ear, nose and throat, or ENT, and respiratory products. He holds over 40 issued or pending patents and has a B.S. in Bioengineering from University of California San Diego.

Ernest Mario

Dr. Ernest B. Mario Ph.D. is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Dr. Mario joined our Board of Directors in August 2007 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until February 2014 when he was named Chairman. From April 2003 to August 2007, Dr. Mario served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Reliant Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company that was acquired by GSK for approximately $1.6 billion in 2007. Dr. Mario served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of ALZA Corporation, a research-based pharmaceutical company, from November 1997 to December 2001, when ALZA was acquired by Johnson & Johnson for approximately $12 billion. Previously he served as Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman of ALZA from August 1993 to November 1997. From January 1992 until March 1993, Dr. Mario served as Deputy Chairman of Glaxo Holdings plc., a pharmaceutical company, and as Chief Executive from May 1989 to March 1993. Dr. Mario has current and past service on a number of corporate boards including Boston Scientific Corporation, Celgene Inc. (current), Chimerix, Inc. (current), Kindred Biosciences Inc., Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (current) and XenoPort Inc. Dr. Mario earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in physical sciences at the University of Rhode Island and a B.S. in pharmacy at Rutgers. He holds honorary doctorates from the University of Rhode Island and Rutgers University. In 2007, he was awarded the Remington Medal by the American Pharmacists’ Association, pharmacy’s highest honor.

Andrew Sinclair

Mr. Andrew Sinclair, Ph.D. has been appointed as Director of the company. Since 2008, Dr. Sinclair has held various positions at Abingworth LLP, a life sciences investment group, where he is currently a Partner and Portfolio Manager. Dr. Sinclair is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and received a Ph.D. in chemistry and genetic engineering at the BBSRC Institute of Plant Science, Norwich, and a B.Sc. in microbiology from King’s College London.

Stuart Collinson

Mr. Stuart J.M. Collinson, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Collinson has been a member of our Board of Directors since March 2017. He currently serves as a partner at Forward Ventures, a venture capital firm. Previously he was Chairman and CEO of Aurora Biosciences. Dr. Collinson is currently the Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of Tioga Pharmaceuticals from 2005 and Arcturus Therapeutics from 2014. He was a member of the boards of Affinium Pharmaceuticals from 2007 to 2014, Oxagen from 2001 to 2012 and VertexPharmaceuticals from 2002 to 2011. Dr. Collinson held senior management positions with Glaxo Wellcome from December 1994 to June 1998, most recently serving as Co-Chairman, Hospital and Critical Care Therapy Management Team and Director of Hospital and Critical Care. Dr. Collinson received his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Oxford, England and his M.B.A. from Harvard University.

William Harris

Mr. William G. (Bill) Harris is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Harris has been a member of our Board of Directors since June 2014. Since 2001, he has been the Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Xenoport, Inc. From 1996 to 2001, he held several positions with Coulter Pharmaceutical, Inc., a biotechnology company engaged in the development of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases, the most recent of which was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Corixa Corp., a developer of immunotherapeutic products, which was acquired by Coulter Pharmaceutical in 2000. Prior to Coulter Pharmaceutical, from 1990 to 1996, Mr. Harris held several positions at Gilead Sciences, Inc., the most recent of which was director of finance. Mr. Harris received a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University, Leavey School of Business and Administration.

Mahendra Shah

Mr. Mahendra G. Shah, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Shah has been a member of our Board of Directors since March 2017. Dr. Shah has been with at Vivo Capital, LLC, a healthcare focused investment firm, since March 2010, and is currently serving as its managing director. Dr. Shah is the founder and executive chairman of Semnur Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Shah previously served as chairman of the board of Essentialis, as a board member of Bolt Therapeutics, Impel Neuropharma, Fortis Inc., Crinetic Pharmaceuticals, Verona Pharma and a member of the board of trustees of St. John’s University. He is also a board member and charter member of EPPIC and a charter member of TIE. From September 2005 to December 2009, he was the founder, chairman and CEO of NextWave Pharmaceuticals, a pediatric focused specialty pharmaceutical company, which was acquired by Pfizer. From 1993 to May 2003, he was the chairman and CEO of First Horizon Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company before it was sold to Shionogi Pharmaceuticals. From 1991 to October 1999, he was vice president of E. J. Financial Enterprises, Inc., a healthcare fund management company. He previously served on the boards of Biotie therapies (BITI), Unimed Pharmaceuticals (UMED), Introgen Therapeutics (INGN), Inpharmakon, Protomed, Structural Bioinformatics, and Zarix. From 1987 to 1991 he was the senior director of new business development with Fujisawa USA (Astellas). Prior to that time he worked in various scientific and management positions with Schering-Plough and Bristol Myers-Squibb. Dr. Shah received his Ph.D. in industrial pharmacy from St. John’s University and his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Pharmacy from L.M. College of Pharmacy in Gujarat, India.

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