Board of Directors
Mark G. Foletta
Director Since: 2012
Board Committees: Audit Committee (Chair)
Business Experience, Qualifications and Affiliations: The Board has concluded that Mr. Foletta is qualified to serve on the Board because he brings considerable audit, financial and healthcare experience and also has experience as a public company director. The Board has designated Mr. Foletta as a financial expert for its Audit Committee and serves as the Chairman. Since August 2015, Mr. Foletta has served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer of Biocept, Inc., a publicly traded diagnostics company. Since February 2013, Mr. Foletta has served as a director of Regulus Therapeutics Inc., and is Chairman of its Audit Committee and a member of its Nominating and Governance Committee. Since November 2014, Mr. Foletta has served on the Board of DexCom, Inc., a publicly-held company, where he is the Lead Director. Additionally, Mr. Foletta serves as a director of Viacyte, Inc., a privately held company. Mr. Foletta served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from March 2006 until October 2012, and he previously served as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Amylin from March 2000 to March 2006. He previously served as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Ambit Biosciences Corporation (sold in 2014) and also served as a director of Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (sold in 2011). Mr. Foletta received a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a member of the Corporate Directors Forum.