Vikram Lamba

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining Zosano Pharma in 2011, Vikram Lamba was Chief Financial Officer of Predictive Biosciences, Inc. since July 2008. Mr. Lamba served as Vice President of Corporate Development at Advanced Medical Optics, where he was responsible for many significant merger and acquisition deals and strategic alliances, including its acquisition of Intralase Corp. Mr. Lamba served as Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Geneohm Sciences, Inc. Mr. Lamba has over 16 years of global experience in various positions with Burmah Castrol PLC and Bayer AG. He served for Castrol in Sales & Marketing and Business Development in India and Singapore for 8 years. During his 8 years with Bayer in Canada, Germany and US, he held positions of significant responsibility in areas of General Management, Mergers & Acquisitions and Finance. He has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Lamba received his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Asian Institute of Management.

 

Peter Daddona, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Daddona is the founding officer of Zosano, and brings over 30 years of pharmaceutical research and development experience to the company. Prior to spinning off Zosano in 2006, he served as Vice President, Scientific Leader of The Macroflux® Internal Venture, one of Johnson & Johnson’s first Internal Ventures. Previously he was Vice President of Macroflux® Technology Development and Biological Sciences at ALZA Corporation in Mountain View Ca. and held an appointment as Consulting Associate Professor of Dermatology at Stanford University. Before joining ALZA, he served as Vice President, Immunobiology Research at Centocor, in Malvern Pa., where he focused on preclinical development of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies. Most notably he is a co inventor on the original Remicade patents. Prior to joining Centocor, he served as Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry and Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan. Dr Daddona earned his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut and post-doctoral training at Duke University.

 
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Nandan Oza

Chief Operations Officer

Nandan Oza joined Zosano as the company's Chief Operations Officer to guide efforts in manufacturing, quality and engineering. Prior to joining Zosano Pharma, Mr. Oza served as Vice President, Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls at Talon Therapeutics. He previously held the position of Vice President, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations at Jazz Pharmaceuticals and at Connetics Corporation (now a part of GSK). Mr. Oza also held positions of increasing responsibility at ALZA Pharmaceuticals (now part of Johnson and Johnson) in Product Development, Quality and Technical and Manufacturing Operations, progressing to his role as Executive Director, Bay Area Operations. Mr. Oza earned a Bachelor's degree (with honors) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Houston, pursued graduate studies in Engineering from the University of California, Davis and earned an MBA from National University, San Diego, CA.

 
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Chris Krueger

Chief Business Officer

Prior to joining Zosano Pharma, Mr. Krueger served as Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer at Ardea Biosciences. In addition to several successful financings at Ardea, he completed a $407 million global partnership with Bayer HealthCare. Previously, Mr. Krueger served in senior executive roles at Protemix, Xencor, X-Ceptor Therapeutics and Aurora Biosciences. In his previous roles, he completed a broad range of transactions, including licensing, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and equity and debt financings. Earlier in his career, Mr. Krueger was a corporate lawyer at Cooley LLP.

 
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