Mr. Staple has over 30 years’ experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. He is the former President and CEO of Corium and BioSeek, and the former Chief Administrative Officer, Executive VP and General Counsel of Alza Corporation. He has also served on several corporate boards. Before entering the biotech industry, Mr. Staple practiced law as a corporate and securities attorney at Heller Ehrman. He has served on the board of visitors at Stanford Law School and holds a B.A. and J.D. from Stanford University.