Brian Baker is a licensed CPA with over 21 years of progressive senior accounting and finance experience, primarily with venture-backed, biotechnology, drug discovery and development companies. He obtained “Big Four” public accounting experience during his tenure at Price Waterhouse where he was a senior assurance advisor. In addition to Price Waterhouse, Mr. Baker has held senior financial positions with Cleave Biosciences, Phenomix Corporation, and Cengent Therapeutics. He has significant fundraising experience in excess of $200 million in equity and $35 million in venture debt. Mr. Baker earned a Master’s of Science degree in Business Administration – Information Systems from San Diego State University, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration – Accounting, also from San Diego State University.