Corporate Governance

Paul Grossman, PhD

Paul Grossman has served as a director since January 2019 and has been a Partner of Telegraph Hill Partners, a venture capital firm that takes an active role in developing technology-based growth companies in the life sciences, medical device and healthcare industries, since February 2014. Paul previously served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Life Technologies Corporation (now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.), from November 2008 to February 2014, and of Invitrogen Corporation from May 2007 to November 2008. From 1982 to January 2007, Paul held a variety of leadership roles at Applied Biosystems, including research scientist, patent attorney, Vice President of Intellectual Property and Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. During his tenure at Life Technologies Corporation and its predecessor companies (Invitrogen Corporation and Applied Biosystems), he led the acquisition or divestment of more than 25 businesses and was responsible for an intellectual property portfolio of over 4,000 patents and licenses. Paul holds bachelor’s and PhD degrees in chemical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia, and a JD from Santa Clara University School of Law. He has authored numerous scientific publications and holds more than 20 US patents.