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Gregory A. Demopulos, M.D.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Gregory A. Demopulos, M.D.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Gregory A. Demopulos, M.D. founded our company and has served as our president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors since June 1994. Prior to founding Omeros, Dr. Demopulos completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Stanford University and his fellowship training in hand and microvascular surgery at Duke University. Dr. Demopulos currently serves on the board of trustees of the Smead Funds Trust, an open-end mutual fund company registered under the Investment Com... 
Ray Aspiri
Director
Ray Aspiri
Director


Ray Aspiri has served on our board of directors since January 1995. From his founding of the company in 1997 until its sale in December 2012, Mr. Aspiri served as the chairman of the board of Tempress Technologies, Inc., a privately held research and development company that specialized in high-pressure fluid dynamics for the oil and gas industry. From 1980 to 1997, he served as the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Tempress, Inc., a privately held company specializing in prod... 
Thomas J. Cable
Director
Thomas J. Cable
Director


Thomas J. Cable has served on our board of directors since January 1995. Mr. Cable is the vice chairman of the board of the Washington Research Foundation, a technology transfer and early stage venture capital organization affiliated with the University of Washington, which he co-founded in 1980. He also founded Cable & Howse Ventures, a venture capital firm, and Cable, Howse & Ragen, an investment banking firm, and co-founded Montgomery Securities, an investment banking firm acquired by Bank of... 
Peter A. Demopulos, M.D.
Director
Peter A. Demopulos, M.D.
Director


Peter A. Demopulos, M.D., FACC, FSCAI has served on our board of directors since January 1995. Dr. Demopulos is a practicing board-certified general and interventional cardiologist at Seattle Cardiology, part of the Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute. He has been a member of Seattle Cardiology since 2005, also serving as its medical director from 2005 to 2010. Dr. Demopulos is also a clinical assistant professor of cardiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, a position that he... 
Leroy E. Hood , M.D., Ph.D.
Director
Leroy E. Hood , M.D., Ph.D.
Director


Leroy E. Hood, M.D., Ph.D., has served on our board of directors since March 2001. Dr. Hood is the president of the Institute for Systems Biology, a non-profit research institute dedicated to the study and application of systems biology, which he co-founded in 2000. Previously, Dr. Hood was founder and chairman of the Department of Molecular Biotechnology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Hood also co-founded Amgen, Inc., Applied Biosystems, Inc., Darwin Molecular Technolog... 
Arnold C. Hanish
Director
Arnold C. Hanish
Director


Arnold C. Hanish has served on our board of directors since September 2012. From 1994 until his retirement in December 2012, Mr. Hanish served as vice president and chief accounting officer at Eli Lilly and Company. Prior to his appointment as chief accounting officer, Mr. Hanish held a number of senior financial positions at Eli Lilly. Before Eli Lilly, he held various positions at Arthur Young & Company (currently Ernst & Young) for nearly 14 years. He currently is a member of the Deloitte an... 
Rajiv Shah, M.D.
Director
Rajiv Shah, M.D.
Director


Rajiv Shah, M.D. has served on our board of directors since June 2015. Dr. Shah is currently a Distinguished Fellow at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. He previously served as administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, or USAID, from January 2010 to February 2015. Prior to his appointment at USAID, Dr. Shah served as undersecretary and chief scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, during which time he created the National Institute for Foo...