|University of California, Berkeley, Undergraduate|
|University of Washington, Master's|
Mr. Patel brings more than 15 years of biopharmaceuticals industry experience to OncoMed, leading corporate development and alliance management activities for the company.
He joined OncoMed in 2009 from BiPar Sciences where as Vice President, Corporate Development and Marketing he led the sale of that company to Sanofi. Previously, he held senior corporate development, marketing, and strategy positions with Allos Therapeutics, Connetics Corporation, Abgenix and Gilead Sciences.
Mr. Patel also served as a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Earlier in his career, he was a researcher at ZymoGenetics and ProCyte.
Mr. Patel received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, and his master’s degree in Molecular Bioengineering/Biotechnology at the University of Washington.
Mr. Patel is also a member of the board of directors of Ligand Pharmaceuticals.