Russell Skibsted joined as Chief Financial Officer in March 2016. He is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in finance, acquisitions, partnering, marketing and operations with companies ranging from start-ups to a Fortune 5. He has over 14 years CFO experience for life science technology companies, with more than 10 years in public life science companies. Previously he served as Chief Financial Officer at Proove Biosciences, Inc., Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, and Hana Biosciences, Inc. Prior to Hana, he was Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Asset Management Company, where he oversaw the financial and administrative functions, public and private portfolios, and aviation operations. He also managed the Johnson family office and the Franklin & Catherine Johnson Foundation. Russell has a degree in Economics from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.