|Michael K. Inouye|
Vice President, Commercial Operations
Mr. Inouye joined Omeros in October 2013 and brought over 20 years of management experience in the pharmaceutical industry. His experience includes positions as senior vice president, corporate and commercial development for Pharmacyclics, and senior vice president, commercial operations at Telik. Prior to that, he was senior vice president of commercial operations at Gilead Sciences from 1995 to 2004 where he developed and led the worldwide commercial organization through four product launches while Gilead grew from a research and development organization to an international commercial company. Before Gilead, he was vice president sales and marketing at InSite Vision, an ophthalmic drug delivery company. Prior to his biopharma experience he held management positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing and business development over 13 years at Merck US Human Health. From 2005 through its acquisition by Gilead in 2012, Mr. Inouye served on the board of directors of Pharmasset. Mr. Inouye received a B.S. in Food & Science Technology from the University of California at Davis and an M.B.A. from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.