Robert K. Brooks, JD: Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Robert Brooks serves as Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Robert brings over 30 years of biotechnology, financial and legal experience. He previously founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Radiance Bio, a company focused on Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy. In 2015, he founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Biopharma, a biotechnology company with a mission to develop CAR T-cell therapy for solid tumors. In 2012, he founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Medvax Technologies, a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing Dendritic Cell Cancer vaccines. In 2010, he founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Metabogenix Technologies Inc. to research cancer metabolism. From 2000 to 2010, Mr. Brooks practiced corporate law, representing privately-held companies. From 1987 till 1999, he was employed in the financial industry, and involved in investment banking. He serves on the Board of Directors of Medtherapy, Inc., a start-up global cell and gene manufacturer.
He also is managing director of US Global Capital, LLC, a private investment company. He holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami, Florida, and undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree, Cum Laude, in biology.
Ola Soderquist CPA: Chief Financial Officer
Ola Soderquist serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He has served in CFO and other managerial capacities at Oxygen Therapy, Inc.; Industrivarden (OMX:INDU), Electrolux (OMX:ELUX), Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), Swedish Match (OMX:SWMA)and SKF AB (OMX:SKF), and most recently in Belden (NYSE: BDC) and Traction (OMX:TRAC). Ola is a multi-lingual senior finance professional poised to work globally and cross-functionally, particularly with complex projects involving business integration, systems implementation, continuous improvement, and process excellence. Ola’s managerial experience portfolio includes Start-ups, Private, Public, Venture Capital and Private Equity ownership. He obtained a BS and an MS in Accounting from Stockholm School of Economics and an MBA from Babson College – Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business.