Chairman of the Board
Members of the Cyxone board have extensive experience of taking projects from academic research stage to publicly traded development companies, fundraising as well as negotiating license and cooperation agreements.
Chairman of the Board
Born 1966. Chairman of the Board since 2015.
Dr Junno has previous management and board level experience from several European and US based companies in fields of electronics, biotech and IT. He has also co-founded several life science companies, for example WntResearch AB (publ), Galecto Biotech AB, Gabather AB (publ), Aptahem AB (publ) and Cyxone AB (publ). Dr Junno holds a Ph.D. in Semiconductor Physics and Technology and a M.Sc. in Physics from Lund University.
Bert Junno owns 400,000 shares in Cyxone. Junno further owns 33% of Accequa, which owns 5,962,500 shares in Cyxone.
Born 1963. Board Member since 2016.
Theresa Comiskey Olsen, Attorney at Law (USA), is a Partner at Nova Law Firm in Oslo, Norway. Before joining Nova, Comiskey Olsen was a partner at Langseth Law Firm since January 2016 after starting her own practice with focus on legal transactions in the Life Sciences/Biotech field. Prior to starting her practice in 2008, she was General Counsel of Nycomed, which has since been acquired by Takeda. Comiskey Olsen continues to grow her practice at Nova with focus on legal transactions in the Life Sciences/Biotech field. She has her B.A. from University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.
Theresa Comiskey Olsen owns 100,000 shares in Cyxone
Born 1971. Board Member since 2015.
Saad Gilani is a Managing Director at Yorkville Advisors Global and has been with the firm since 2005. As Head of the Healthcare Group, he has led financing transactions in a variety of life science companies focused on biotechnology, molecular diagnostics and medical devices in the US and in Europe. Gilani is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. He also sits on the supervisory board of Temple Therapeutics BV based in The Netherlands.
Prior to joining Yorkville Advisors Global, Gilani worked at Keyence Corporation for 11 years where he held various management roles within the Engineering and Marketing groups. He earned a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers College of Engineering and received his MBA from Rutgers University in NJ, where he specialized in finance.
Saad Gilani owns 132,500 shares in Cyxone
Born 1966. Board Member since 2015.
Mikael Lindstam has been engaged in several start-up companies and development programs that have generated investments of more than 250 MSEK. Dr. Lindstam has been part of the development of Galecto Biotech AB, Gabather AB and Aptahem AB from Forskarpatent’s portfolio including a number of license deals and IP-divestments. Dr. Lindstam is a co-founder of Accequa AB and is currently board member and CEO of Aptahem AB and holds a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry and with long experience from marketing, entrepreneurship and management.
Mikael Lindstam owns 62,500 shares in Cyxone. Lindstam further owns 33% of Accequa, which owns 5,962,500 shares in Cyxone.
Born 1961. Board Member since 2021.
Alejandra Mørk is the CEO of KLIFO A/S, a Drug Development Consultancy company working for biotech and pharma companies in Europe and US, a company that she acquired in 2008 and have since then developed into a leading consulting company in the field in Scandinavia. Previously, she worked for Nycomed Pharma for 18 years, in various management positions in drug development and lifecycle management. She is also part of the EUCROF Paediatric Working Group.
Born 1955. Board Member since 2021.
Dr Peter Heinrich holds a PhD in biochemistry from Munich University and has during his career started a number of biotech companies in Europe. Dr Heinrich has over 20 years’ experience from various senior positions within research and development, licensing, new drug commercialization and business and corporate development as well as general management. He has also worked with start-up ventures, publicly held entities, strategic transactions, mergers and acquisitions. In total, Dr Heinrich’s transaction and deal volume exceeds 1 billion EUR.