Mr. Pfeffer joined our Board of Directors in May 2015 and serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee. Mr. Pfeffer has served as the Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MannKind Corporation since April 2008. Since January 2016, Mr. Pfeffer has been Chief Executive Officer of MannKind Corporation as well as remaining the Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Mr. Pfeffer served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration of VaxGen, Inc. from March 2006 until April 2008, with responsibility for finance, tax, treasury, human resources, IT, purchasing and facilities functions. Prior to VaxGen, Mr. Pfeffer served as CFO of Cell Genesys, Inc. During his nine year tenure at Cell Genesys, Mr. Pfeffer served as Director of Finance before being named CFO in 1998. Prior to that, Mr. Pfeffer served in a variety of financial management positions at other companies, including roles as Corporate Controller, Manager of Internal Audit and Manager of Financial Reporting. Mr. Pfeffer began his career at Price Waterhouse. Mr. Pfeffer graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and is a Certified Public Accountant.