John W. Smither

Chief Financial & Accounting Officer at Arcutis Biotherapeutics, Inc.

John W. Smither

John W. Smither

Chief Financial & Accounting Officer at Arcutis Biotherapeutics, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Arcutis Biotherapeutics, Inc.
Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Kite Pharma, Inc.

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Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1954

Age

66

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Executive Chairman at Principia Biopharma, Inc.

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Former Secretary & General Counsel at Kythera Biopharmaceuticals LLC

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Venture Partner at ARCH Venture Partners

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General Partner, Life Sciences Team at Frazier Healthcare Partners

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Financial Executives International

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Chairman at Financial Executives International

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Arcutis Biotherapeutics, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy LLP

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Partner at Venrock Associates

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Area Vice President-nor at Financial Executives International

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John W. Smither
Chief Financial & Accounting Officer at Arcutis Biotherapeutics, Inc.
Education
B.S. in Business Administration

California State University, Los Angeles has one of the most diverse student populations of any college or university in the nation. The University is committed to free scholarly inquiry, to high-quality teaching, and to academic excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and other post-baccalaureate and extended education programs.

Memberships
Member
Current

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants provides vocational education in accounting. The company provides services to the accounting community, regulatory bodies, and other organizations. It also operates in Jersey City, Washington, and Lewisville. It was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Member
Current

Financial Executives International enhances member professional development through peer networking, career planning services, conferences, publications and special reports, and research. Its members include Chief Financial Officers, Vice Presidents of Finance, Treasurers, and Controllers. The company was founded in December 1931 and is headquartered in Morristown, NJ.

Career History
Chief Financial & Accounting Officer
2019 - Current

Arcutis Biotherapeutics, Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of treatments for dermatological diseases. Its piepline consists of topical treatments for plaque psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, eczema, vitiligo, alopecia areata, and seborrheic dermatitis. The company was founded by Bhaskar Chaudhuri and David W. Osborne on June 1, 2016 and is headquartered in Westlake Village, CA.

Executive Director of Corporate Accounting
2001 - 2004

Amgen Europe BV, a subsidiary of Amgen, Inc., is a company headquartered in Breda, the Netherlands. The firm wholesales pharmaceutical products.

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer
Prior - 2019

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, clinical development, and commercialization of aesthetics and medical dermatology. Its products include Topical by Design platform for patients with inflammatory skin diseases and other dermatologic and aesthetic conditions through SNA-120, SNA-125, and SNA-001. The company was founded by Todd Harris and Frederick C. Beddingfield III on July 27, 2010 and is headquartered in Westlake Village, CA.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current

California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) efforts cause CalCPA members to be viewed as leaders in professional competency and integrity by clients, employers, the public and government officials.

Board Member
Current

Financial Executives International enhances member professional development through peer networking, career planning services, conferences, publications and special reports, and research. Its members include Chief Financial Officers, Vice Presidents of Finance, Treasurers, and Controllers. The company was founded in December 1931 and is headquartered in Morristown, NJ.

Political Donations
$500
2006

Former Representative from California's 24th Congressional District

$1,000
2005

Former Senator from North Dakota

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Unity Biotechnology, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Kythera Biopharmaceuticals LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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Achaogen, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the research, development, and commercialization of antibacterial treatments for multi-drug resistant (MDR) gram-negative infections. It offers Plazomicin to treat bacterial illness, such as complicated urinary tract infection, blood stream infections, and other infections due to MDR Enterobacteriaceae. The company was founded by Nathaniel E. David in June 2002 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA.

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