Mr. Cipriani is an executive with over 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. Most recently, he served as VP of Business Development at Cascadian Therapeutics. Prior to that role, Mr. Cipriani served as VP of Business Development at Cardiome Pharma Corp. Prior to Cardiome, Mr. Cipriani served as Sr. Director of Business Development for TransForm Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and he also worked for five years in Corporate Business Development for Eli Lilly and Company. His extensive background includes corporate and business development, strategic planning, alliance management, and product development. He has successfully completed over twenty licensing deals across multiple therapeutic areas. Mr. Cipriani holds a B.S.E.E., High Honors from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.