Mr. Thompson has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2005. Mr. Thompson served as Vice President of Corporate Strategy Business Development for Eli Lilly and Company from January 2001 until his retirement in July 2005. Thereafter, he was a partner at VantagePoint Venture Partners from 2006 through 2008.
Mr. Thompson holds a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Michigan State University.