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Raj Khankari, PhD., MBA • Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Khankari joined RiboCor, Inc. in August, 2008 and was elected to the Board of Directors of RiboCor and Viacell in September, 2008. Dr. Khankari is responsible for the overall direction and performance of the Company. Prior to RiboCor, Dr. Khankari was the General Manager and Vice-President of Worldwide Drug Technologies for CIMA LABS INC., a Cephalon company, where he was responsible for the performance and growth of the drug delivery business for Cephalon. The holder of 15 patents and author of several peer-reviewed journal articles, Dr. Khankari has more than 23 years of experience in developing and successfully introducing pharmaceutical products to the market. His experience also includes numeroustechnology licensing transactions, both domestic and international. While at RiboCor, Dr. Khankari successfully licensed the Corvalen product and divested the bulk ingredient Ribose business. Dr. Khankari holds Ph.D. and MBA degrees from the University of Minnesota, an MS degree from the University of Cincinnati, and an M.Pharm. and a B.Pharm. from India.
Jeff Thompson • Vice President, Product Development
Mr. Thompson joined RiboCor, Inc. in October 2008 with 35 years of experience developing products in the biotechnical arena. Prior to joining RiboCor, Mr. Thompson worked in the areas of veterinary pharmaceuticals, in vitro diagnostics, pharmaceutical development (new chemical entities and life cycle management) and drug delivery technologies. In those roles, he worked for Sanofi Diagnostics Pasteur (currently Beckman Coulter), Sandoz (currently Novartis), Wyeth, and CIMA LABS INC. During that period, Mr. Thompson was responsible for the successful development, registration, and launch of over 25 pharmaceutical and diagnostic products. He received his M.Sc. degree in biochemistry from the University of Minnesota followed by an MBA from the Carlson School of Business.
Ross Boerhave • Vice President, Finance
Mr. Boerhave has been with the Company since its inception. From 1985 to 1995 he served as vice president of the Minnesota Cooperation Office (MCO), a non-profit corporation established to assist start-up companies. Prior to joining MCO, Mr. Boerhave spent three years as Treasurer for The EntreSource Companies, a Minneapolis-based investment banking firm. Additionally, Mr. Boerhave has held various positions with the Resource Companies, Inc. and Bremer Service Company. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of two privately held companies. Mr. Boerhave graduated from St. Cloud State University with a B.Sc. in Finance and honors in Liberal Studies.
Bruce Faulken • General Counsel and Secretary
Mr. Faulken has been with the Company since 2000. He has over 34 years in the practice of business law, with primary emphasis on small to medium sized companies, including healthcare companies. His expertise includes commercial transactions such as licensing and supply arrangements, debt and equity financing and regulatory matters. Mr. Faulken received his law degree from Yale Law School.