Dr. Oye Olukotun
Senior Advisor

Please explain your role and responsibilities at Kybora.

I advice on projects focusing on the science, the clinical and regulatory pathways in product development.

What are some of your most proud achievements or accomplishments? E.g., were you a recipient of any notable awards in the industry?

Most of my career has been in the pharma or biotech industry, where I have served as chief medical officer at Squibb Diagnostics, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Mallinckrodt & Esperion Therapeutics. I co-founded three biotech companies: CardioVax, VIA Pharmaceuticals & EpiGen Pharmaceuticals. I have served on the boards of six public companies & currently serve on two: Tonix Pharmaceuticals & Arrowhead Phjarmaceuticals. I am also CEO & on the management team of a SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company).

Do you have any relevant or notable experience that you would like to highlight? E.g., roles at previous companies, companies you’ve founded, boards you advise, etc.

See previous column.

Are you a member of any notable boards, societies, organizations, etc. that you would like to share?

I serve on the board of two public (Nasdaq) biotech companies: Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals & Tonix Parmaceuticals. I serve as CEO and I am on the management team of a SPAC: Genesis Unicorn Capital Corp (GENQU on Nasdaq)

Please share your educational background – degree, university, etc.

B.A. Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; M.D, Albert Einstein Colegge of Medicine; MPH, Harvard University.

Personalize your information. Please share any relevant interests or passions that may appeal to potential clients.

My family & I live on a farm (near Princeton) where my wife raises sheep, horses, alpacas, border colliies & cats. I have three sons and five grand children. The youngest son and his family live on the farm next door and it is a pleasure to spend quality time with them and their dog.

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