Troy Wilson, Ph.D., J.D.

Troy Wilson

Troy Wilson is a highly-successful, serial entrepreneur.  His passion is to build exceptional companies that create significant value for employees, investors and most importantly, patients.  He is one of our co-founders and has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since November 2012.  Dr. Wilson has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kura Oncology, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, since August 2014 and as President and CEO of Wellspring Biosciences LLC, a private biopharmaceutical company, and its parent company Araxes Pharma LLC since July 2012. Dr. Wilson served as the President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Intellikine, Inc., a private biopharmaceutical company, from April 2007 to January 2012 and from August 2007 to January 2012, respectively, until its acquisition by Takeda Pharmaceuticals. He has also been a member of the board of directors of Kura Oncology since August 2014, a member of the board of directors of Puma Biotechnology, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, since October 2013, a member of the board of directors of Zosano Pharma, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, since June 2014, and a member of the board of managers of Araxes Pharma LLC, a private biopharmaceutical company, since May 2012, and a member of the board of managers of Wellspring Biosciences LLC since May 2012. He holds a J.D. from New York University and graduated with a Ph.D. in bioorganic chemistry and a B.A. in biophysics from the University of California, Berkeley.

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