In his 40-year career, Mr. Sember has been COO or CEO of five diverse pharmaceutical companies ranging from drug discovery tool providers, to therapeutically-focused biotechnology companies, to medical devices. For example, at Marion Laboratories (later Marion Merrell Dow) Mr. Sember handled roles including sales, research and R&D program management. As Executive VP of Business Development for Élan Corporation, he was responsible for strategic collaborations, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Sember has consulted for numerous companies and has extensive public and private board experience. Currently Mr. Sember serves as Chair of the Screening Panel and Board member for the number-one-ranked Desert Angels, a Tucson, AZ-based group of angel investors.