Brian Dovey


Mr. Dovey has served as a director since June 2001, and was elected Chairman of the Board in March 2016. Since 1988, Mr. Dovey has been a partner of Domain Associates, LLC, a private venture capital management firm focused on life sciences, where he has led innovative investments and has established and directed new initiatives such as the collaboration between Domain and RUSNANO. Since joining Domain, he has served on the board of directors of over 35 private and public companies and has been Chairman of five. He currently sits on the board of two public companies:  REVA, and Orexigen Therapeutics. Prior to joining Domain, Mr. Dovey spent six years at Rorer Group, Inc. (now part of Sanofi‑Aventis), a pharmaceutical and medical device company listed on the NYSE. As president of Rorer from 1986 to 1988, he was the primary architect of the company’s strategic shift to pharmaceuticals. Previous to that, he was President of Survival Technology, Inc., a start‑up medical products company. He also held management positions with Howmedica, Inc., Howmet Corporation, and New York Telephone. Mr. Dovey has served as both President and Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association. He is former Chair and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Wistar Institute, a non‑profit preclinical biomedical research company. Mr. Dovey serves on the board of directors and is also Chairman at the Center for Venture Education (Kauffman Fellows Program) and on the La Jolla Playhouse Board of Trustees. He was also a former board member of the industry association representing the medical device industry, as well as the association representing consumer pharmaceuticals. He is a trustee emeritus of Germantown Academy and is a former trustee of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Burnham Institute for Medical Research. Mr. Dovey received his B.A. in mathematics from Colgate University and his MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Independent Director