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Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees


The Board of Trustees is composed of proven leaders from the world’s business and non-profit communities who bring a range of skills and perspectives to the Institute. They are committed to science, innovation, high-quality research and supporting the Institute’s mission. Trustees are charged with monitoring Institute operations to ensure the organization fulfills its scientific and training efforts, while operating in a financially responsible manner.

Irwin Mark Jacobs, ScD (Chair)

Founding Chairman and CEO Emeritus

QUALCOMM Incorporated
California

Daniel C. Lewis (Vice Chair)

(Retired) Senior Vice President

Booz & Company
California

M. Faye Wilson (Vice Chair)

Principal and Co-Founder

Wilson Boyles & Company
California

Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD

President

Salk Institute
California

Edward Callaway, PhD

Professor

Systems Neurobiology Laboratory
Audrey Geisel Chair in Biomedical Science
Salk Institute
California

Donald Cohn

Cohn Enterprises
California

Frederick J. Dotzler

Managing Director

De Novo Ventures
California

Beverly Emerson, PhD

Professor

Regulatory Biology Laboratory
Edwin K. Hunter Chair
Salk Institute
California

Alan D. Gold

Chairman, President and
Chief Executive Officer

BioMed Realty
California

David F. Hale

Chairman and CEO

Hale BioPharma Ventures, LLC
California

Martin Hetzer, PhD

Professor

Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Jesse and Caryl Philips Foundation Chair
Salk Institute
California

Richard A. Heyman, PhD

Salk Alumni
Executive Chairman

Metacrine
California

Jennifer L. Howse, PhD

President

March of Dimes Foundation
New York

Edwin K. Hunter

Partner

Hunter & Blazier LLP
Louisiana/Utah

Faye D. Hunter

(Retired) Partner

Latham & Watkins LLP
California

Thomas M. Jessell, PhD

Professor

Columbia University
New York

Sanjay K. Jha, PhD

CEO

GlobalFoundries
California

Elizabeth Keadle

Salk alumna
Environmentalist, and philanthropist

California

Benjamin H. Lewis, MD

Columbia University Medical Center
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York

Corinne Mentzelopoulos

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Ch√Ęteau Margaux
France

Howard H. Newman, PhD

President and Chief Executive Officer

Pine Brook Road Partners, LLC
New York

Frederik Paulsen, PhD

Chairman

Ferring International Center S. A.
Switzerland

Ernest S. Rady

Chairman

ICW Group
California

Markus Reinhard

Managing Director

Nomis Foundation
Switzerland

Terry Rosen, PhD

Co-founder and CEO

Arcus Biosciences
California

Eric Sagerman

Strategic Advisor

California

Mary Jane Salk

Author and philanthropist

New York

Benjamin S. Schapiro

Chairman and CEO

QuestMark Partners
Maryland

Haeyoung Kong Tang, PhD

Philanthropist

California

Daniel Tierney

President

Wicklow Capital Inc.
Illinois

Theodore W. Waitt

Chairman

Waitt Foundation
California

Harvey P. White

Chairman

(SHW)2 Enterprises
California

Marna C. Whittington, PhD

(Retired) Chief Executive Officer

Allianz Global Investors Capital
Delaware

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