William E. Yelle

Chief Executive Officer & Director at ALDEA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

William E. Yelle

William E. Yelle

Chief Executive Officer & Director at ALDEA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Biography

Currently, William E. Yelle is Executive Chairman at Envisia Therapeutics, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer & Director at Aldea Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Yelle previously was Vice President-Business Development of Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He received an MBA from Columbia Business School, a graduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts.

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ALDEA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Founder & Director at ALDEA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Former Executive Chairman at Envisia Therapeutics, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at ZP Opco, Inc.

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Advisor at Puretech Health LLC

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Co-Founder at ALDEA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Co-Founder at ALDEA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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General Partner at Canaan Management, Inc.

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Director at Glaucoma Research Foundation

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General Partner at Canaan Management, Inc.

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General Partner, Washington DC at New Enterprise Associates

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at ALDEA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Education

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.

UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students. It is one of six Ivy League business schools and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Current

Aldea Pharmaceuticals, Inc. develops novel enzyme activators to enhance the removal of toxic aldehydes. It targets Aldehyde metabolism dysfunction which is associated with a variety of diseases from acute alcohol toxicity to orphan indications such as Fanconi anemia. The company was founded by Daria Mochly-Rosen, Che-Hong Chen and Wenjin Yang in 2011 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Vice President-Business Development
Prior

Sunovion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the innovative application of science and medicine to help people with serious medical conditions. Sunovion’s vision is to lead the way to a healthier world. The company’s spirit of innovation is driven by the conviction that scientific excellence paired with meaningful advocacy and relevant education can improve lives. With patients at the center of everything it does, Sunovion has charted new paths to life-transforming treatments that reflect ongoing investments in research and development and an unwavering commitment to support people with psychiatric, neurological and respiratory conditions. Headquartered in Marlborough, Mass., Sunovion is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Europe Ltd., based in London, England, and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., based in Mississauga, Ontario, are wholly-owned direct subsidiaries of Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Political Donations
$1,000
1999

Former Senator from Tennessee

$1,000
1999

Member (Attorney) at Epstein Becker & Green PC

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ALDEA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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ALDEA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

Other Affiliations

William E. Yelle is affiliated with ALDEA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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