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Our Executive Team

Scott Johnson, President, CEO and Founder

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Scott Johnson brings more than 20 years of experience in business, which includes serving as President and CEO of three startups. Scott led such companies as Thermatrix, a venture-capital-backed company that developed, patented and sold a highly-efficient thermal oxidation technology that destroyed hazardous air pollutants. He also served as President and CEO of Cinemation, an entertainment company headquartered in Hawaii.

Scott's first startup was SeparaSystems LP, a joint venture between DuPont and FMC that utilized advanced membrane technology for food processing. Before these entrepreneurial roles, Scott was an executive at FMC Corporation and in management consulting at the Boston Consulting Group. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Davis. Scott was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1976.

Scott is a patient advocate and thought-leader in improving a broken medical research system, educating patients about the barriers slowing the delivery of treatments and challenging the status quo. He speaks on this subject regularly at conferences and in the media and can be booked for interviews or speaking events by emailing Karen Dua.

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Denise St. Onge, Chief Financial Officer

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Denise St. Onge joined the Myelin Repair Foundation in 2006 as the Chief Financial Officer. Her background is leading finance functions in technology and technology start up companies. She was most recently Chief Financial Officer of BA Venture Partners; prior to BA Venture Partners she was Chief Financial Officer of Amplitude Software. Denise spent six years in Paris, first serving as the Business Planning Manager for Apple Computer Europe and Apple Computer France, then as the International Controller for Sterling Software. She began her career at Deloitte and Touche in Chicago and held finance positions at American Hospital Supply and Trans Union Corporation in Chicago. Denise has holds a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and is a certified public accountant.

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Jay Tung, Ph.D., Chief Research Officer

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Jay Tung, Ph.D. has more than 20 years of experience with the drug discovery process in both the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors (Eli Lilly, Athena Neurosciences and Elan Pharmaceuticals). Most recently Jay served as Senior Director/Department Head of the Chemistry Department at Elan where he worked on developing therapeutics for a variety of neurological diseases. He is an author/co-inventor of more than 50 scientific publications and patent applications.

Jay earned a B.A. in Biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.S., M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from Yale University.

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