A World Without Infectious Disease
Robert More has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2016. Since October 2016, Mr. More has served as Managing Director of Alta Partners, a venture capital firm. From July 2013 to May 2015, Mr. More served as Senior Advisor for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and led its Global Health Venture Initiative. He served as a General Partner of venture capital firms Frazier Healthcare Ventures and Domain Associates from September 2008 to June 2013 and from June 1996 to July 2008, respectively. Mr. More currently serves on the board of directors of Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a public pharmaceutical company. He also currently serves on the board of directors of the following private companies: Affinivax, Inc., a biotechnology company, eGenesis, a biotechnology company, Qihan Biotech, a biotechnology company, Sirenas, LLC, a biotechnology company, Tyra Biosciences, Inc., a biotechnology company, and as an advisor on Liquiglide, Inc. a biotechnology company. Mr. More previously served on the board of directors of the following public companies: Achaogen, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, Carticept Medical, Inc., a medical device company, Cartiva, a medical device company, Neothetics Inc., a pharmaceutical company, Glaukos Corporation, a medical technology company, and IntraLase Corp., a medical device company acquired by Advanced Medical Optics in 2007. He also previously served on the board of directors of the following life sciences companies: ESP Pharma, Inc., Proxima Therapeutics, Inc., NovaCardia, Inc., Esprit Pharma, Inc. and Oceana Therapeutics, Inc. Mr. More was a founding member of the board of directors of the Kauffman Fellows Program and previously served on the board of directors of One Revolution and The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND). Mr. More currently serves on one of the governing boards of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO). He received his B.S. in Biology from Middlebury College and an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia.