Kathleen Sereda Glaub, M.B.A.


Ms. Glaub has served on our board of directors since May 2018. Ms. Glaub is co-founder and executive chair for the board of CuraSen Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company, a position she has held since October 2018. From November 2013 until the acquisition of the company by Merck in July 2016, Ms. Glaub served as a director on the board of Afferent Pharmaceuticals. She also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Afferent Pharmaceuticals from August 2014 to October 2016. Previously, she served as president of Plexxikon, Inc. from November 2001 to May 2013. Prior to Plexxikon, Ms. Glaub held positions as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Cell Genesys, Inc., a public biotechnology company, treasurer of Genentech, Inc, a public biotechnology company, and various finance and treasury roles with Intel Corporation, a public technology company. She also serves as a director on the board of Escient Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a private biotechnology company. She previously served on the boards of Codexis, Inc., a publicly traded protein engineering and therapeutics company, and Aligos Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company. Ms. Glaub also serves as a member of the investment advisory board to the Bailard Healthcare Fund. Ms. Glaub received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.