Wendy L. Dixon, Ph.D. has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2014 and as Chairman since December 2016. Dr. Dixon has been the President of Great Meadow Consulting, L.L.C., a life science consulting firm, since July 2009. Additionally, Dr. Dixon has been an advisor to the Mellon Group since August 2014 and was a Senior Advisor to The Monitor Group, now Deloitte Consulting LLP, a consulting firm, from November 2010 to January 2012. Dr. Dixon has also been a member of the Industry Advisory Board of Longitude Capital, a venture capital firm, since March 2015. From 2001 to 2009, Dr. Dixon was the Chief Marketing Officer and President, Global Marketing for Bristol-Myers Squibb, where she served on the Executive Committee. From 1996 to 2001, she was the Senior Vice President, Marketing at Merck and Co., and prior to that, she held executive management positions at West Pharmaceuticals, Osteotech and Centocor and various positions at SmithKline and French (now GlaxoSmithKline) in marketing, regulatory affairs, project management and as a biochemist. Dr. Dixon serves on the board of directors of Alkermes plc, Incyte Corporation, bluebird bio, and Orexigen Therapeutics, and was formerly on the boards of Ardea Biosciences, when Ardea was acquired by AstraZeneca plc, Furiex Pharmaceuticals, when Furiex was acquired by Actavis plc, and Dentsply International. Dr. Dixon received a B.S. and a M.S. in Natural Science and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge (UK).