Our compensation committee assists our board of directors in reviewing and making recommendations to our board of directors with respect to the compensation of our executive officers and directors.
Dr. Torbjörn Bjerke
Provides further insight and expertise into the field of allergy treatment from his extensive allergy experience as CEO of Biolipox, a Swedish pharmaceutical company that develops new treatments for inflammatory diseases. Prior to this role, Dr. Bjerke was Executive Vice President of R&D at ALK-Abello and has previously held Director of Research positions at AstraZeneca.
Daniel Soland most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Viropharma, and currently serves on the Board of Tarsa Therapeutics.
In addition to his role at Viropharma, where he helped build the organizational and commercial infrastructure that resulted in an 11-fold increase in Viropharma’s share price during his tenure, Mr. Soland previously served as President of Chiron Vaccines, and helped engineer a turnaround that contributed to Chiron’s acquisition by Novartis. Earlier, he was President and CEO of Epigenesis Pharmaceuticals. At GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, Mr. Soland served as Vice President and Director, Worldwide Marketing Operations. Earlier in his career, Mr. Soland held positions of increasing responsibility in sales and product management at Pasteur-Merieux’s Connaught Laboratories. He holds a BS in Pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa.
Michael J. Goller
Michael Goller is a Partner at Baker Brothers Investments, a fund management company focused on long-term investments in life-sciences companies. Prior to joining Baker Brothers in 2005, Mr. Goller was an Associate of JPMorgan Partners, LLC where he focused on venture investments in the life sciences sector from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Goller began his career as an investment banker with Merrill Lynch and Co. from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Goller holds a B.S. in Molecular and Cell Biology from The Pennsylvania State University, and a Master's in both Biotechnology (School of Engineered and Applied Sciences) and Business Administration (Wharton School) from the University of Pennsylvania.