John Amos

Director & Chief Executive Officer at VIVUS, Inc.

John Amos

John Amos

Director & Chief Executive Officer at VIVUS, Inc.

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VIVUS, Inc.
Oncology Therapeutics Network Corp.

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2245

Number of Boards

11

Birthday

1967

Age

53

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Co-Founder at Navigating Cancer, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Navigating Cancer, Inc.

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Chief Risk Officer at ORIX USA Corp.

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Executive Officer at Concentric Analgesics, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at ORIX USA Corp.

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Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer at VIVUS, Inc.

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Head, ORIX Energy Capital Inc at ORIX USA Corp.

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Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Senior Managing Director-Operations at ORIX Growth Capital LLC

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Chief Human Resources Officer at ORIX Growth Capital LLC

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Group Head at ORIX Growth Capital LLC

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Director & Chief Executive Officer at VIVUS, Inc.
Education
Graduate
Class of 1990

The University of California, Davis (also referred to as UCD, UC Davis, or Davis) is a public teaching and research university located in Davis, California just west of Sacramento. The campus covers 7,309 acres (2,958 ha), making it the largest within the 10 campus University of California system. UC Davis also has the third largest enrollment in the UC System after UCLA and UC Berkeley. The University of California, Davis campus is the largest campus in the UC system by land area, spanning 7,309 acres (2,957.8 ha) across two counties: Yolo and Solano. Though named after the City of Davis, the campus is technically located adjacent to the City of Davis in an unincorporated part of Yolo and Solano counties. The main campus is located 15 miles (24.1 km) west of Sacramento in the Sacramento Valley, part of California's Central Valley, and is adjacent to Interstate Highway 80. The Davis campus is the only school within the UC system with an airport, just west of main campus, and is one of two UC schools with its own fire department; the other being UC Santa Cruz. The campus is also conveniently located approximately an hour away from both San Francisco and the Napa Valley and two hours from Lake Tahoe. It is also one of only three schools in the University of California system, the others being UC Berkeley and UC Irvine, with a nuclear lab.

BS in Economics & Physics

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

MBA

The mission of the Gabelli School of Business is to inspire and empower positive global change, developing students into compassionate business leaders and supporting faculty and students in the ongoing generation of new knowledge.

Career History
Vice President-Technology Strategy & Supply Solutions
1995 - 2003

McKesson is dedicated to delivering the vital medicines, medical supplies and information technologies that enable the health care industry to provide patients better, safer care. McKesson is made up of many businesses, all serving the health care industry. Our businesses fall into one of two primary categories: Distribution solutions. We are the largest pharmaceutical distributor in North America, distributing one-third of the medicines used every day. As one of the leading pharmaceutical companies, we supply more than 40,000 U.S. pharmacy locations, from Wal-Mart to the Department of Veterans Affairs to community pharmacies and hospitals. McKesson is also one of the leading medical supply companies and distributes medical-surgical supplies and homecare supplies. Healthcare Technology solutions. We develop and install healthcare information technology systems that eliminate the need for paper prescriptions and paper medical records. Our software and hardware are used in more than 70% of the nation's hospitals with more than 200 beds. Our hospital information system solutions include electronic health record system (EHR) and clinical decision support system such as Interqual. McKesson's Healthcare IT division also serves diverse areas within the health industry by offering solutions such as pharmacy automation and medical claims management software. McKesson publicly traded on NYSE under MCK Businesses Serving our customers—pharmacies, medical and pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospitals, and insurers—as the health care industry evolves is our primary goal. We have business lines to automate processes from medical supplies packaging to claims management, and revenue cycle management to medical imaging. McKesson's long history in pharmaceutical industry History McKesson has a long history in health care. We’ve been a trusted provider of medical supplies and goods for more than 175 years.

Professional
Prior

Dun & Bradstreet D&B (NYSE:DNB) is the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence for more than 170 years. Today, D&B's global commercial database contains more than 200 million business records. Enhanced by D&B's proprietary DUNSRight ™Quality Process, the D&B database provides our customers with unparalleled quality business information -- the foundation of our global solutions that customers rely on to make critical business decisions. D&B provides solutions that meet a diverse set of global customer needs. Customers use D&B Risk Management Solutions™ to mitigate credit and supplier risk, increase cash flow and drive increased profitability; D&B Sales & Marketing Solutions™ to increase revenue from new and existing customers; and to convert prospects into clients faster by enabling business professionals to research companies, executives and industries

President Ofoncology Services
2003 - 2005

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Our company has a strong legacy of innovation that began in New York in 1858 when Edward R. Squibb, M.D., founded a pharmaceutical company in Brooklyn, and in 1887 when two friends, William McLaren Bristol and John Ripley Myers purchased a struggling drug manufacturing firm in Clinton. Together, they laid the foundation for our company today — a global BioPharma leader that continues this legacy of innovation.

Boards & Committees
Chief Executive Officer, Director
2018 - Current

VIVUS, Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of novel therapeutic products. The firm's products are indicated for the treatment of obese and overweight patients, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, and erectile dysfunction. Its products include PANCREAZE, Qsymia, and STENDRA/SPEDRA. The company was founded by Virgil A. Place in April 16, 1991 and is headquartered in Campbell, CA.

Executive Chairman
2017 - 2018

Willow Biopharma, Inc. engages in the development of biopharmaceutical products. It offers medicine to cure cancer, cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorders, digestive disorders, and dermatologic conditions. The company was founded by Kenneth Suh and is headquartered in Markham, Canada.

Director
2011 - 2017

Navigating Cancer, Inc. develops patient relationship management software for cancer care. It offers care management, population health, patient portal and other consulting services. The firm's products combine clinical workflows, oncology content, and data insights to personalized patient care for cancer patients inside and outside of the clinic. The company was founded by Gena P. Cook, Michael Graff, Eva Ho and Paul Zeltzer in 2008 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Board Member
Current

The mission of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. Their vision is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of injured service members in their nation's history. What started as a program to provide comfort items to wounded service members has grown into a complete rehabilitative effort to assist warriors as they recover and transition back to civilian life. WWP programs are uniquely structured to engage warriors, nurture the mind and body, and encourage economic empowerment among injured service members and their caregivers. Their programs are designed to meet warriors at any stage of their recovery as they work toward finding their new normal.

Trustee
Current
Political Donations
$625
2007

Representative at Office of the Representative from California's 18th District, Anna Eshoo

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