J. Scott Garland, M.B.A.
Mr. Garland has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2014. Mr. Garland has been the Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Relypsa Inc., a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company since November, 2014. Prior to Relypsa, Mr. Garland served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Exelixis, Inc. a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing cancer treatments, from October 2011 to October 2014. Prior to joining Exelixis, from April 2002 to October 2011, Mr. Garland held positions at Genentech, Inc., most recently serving as Vice President of Genentech’s Avastin® franchise, where he led the U.S. sales and marketing efforts for the drug. Prior to that position, he served as Vice President, Hematology Marketing and Sales, overseeing the Rituxan® franchise and as a Director on the Tarceva® franchise. From July 1997 to April 2002, Mr. Garland held several positions within the sales and marketing division of Amgen, Inc., and from July 1991 to July 1995 he served as a professional sales representative at Merck & Co., Inc. Mr. Garland has an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a B.A. from California Polytechnic University (San Luis Obispo).