Dr. Corey Goodman is a Managing Partner of venBio, a private equity firm specializing in life sciences and an Adjunct Professor at UC Berkeley. Dr. Goodman serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Second Genome, Oligasis, Solstice Biologics, Heart Metabolics, and Alexo Therapeutics and is a member of the board of directors of Checkmate Pharmaceuticals. Previously, Dr. Goodman co-founded each of Alexo, Labrys Biologics, Second Genome, Solstice, Exelixis, and Renovis, and served as CEO of Renovis. Dr. Goodman was the President of the Pfizer, Biotherapeutics and Bioinnovation Center. Dr. Goodman is an elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. Dr. Goodman is Chair of the California Council on Science and Technology, and previously served as the Chair of the National Research Council’s Board on Life Sciences. Goodman previously served as a member of the board of directors of Mirna Therapeutics.