Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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.

Bert Junno

Chairman of the Board

Born 1966

Experiences

Bert Junno is a co-founder of the life science companies: WntResearch AB (public), Galecto Biotech AB, Gabather AB (public), Aptahem AB (public) and Cyxone AB (public). He serves on the advisory board of the Swedish patent office since 2010. Bert Junno has previous management and board level experience from several European and US based companies in fields of electronics, biotech and IT. Bert Junno holds a Ph.D. in Semiconductor Physics and Technology and a M.Sc. in Physics from Lund University.

Shares in the company (as per 31 March 2020)

Bert Junno owns 300,000 shares in Cyxone. Junno further owns 33% of Accequa, which owns 5,962,500 shares in Cyxone.

Theresa Comiskey Olsen

Board Member

Born 1963

Experiences

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.

Shares in the company (as per 14 April 2020)

Theresa Comiskey Olsen owns 100,000 shares in Cyxone

Saad Gilani

Board Member

Born 1971

Experiences

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.

Shares in the company (as per 14 April 2020)

Saad Gilani owns 132,500 shares in Cyxone

Mikael Lindstam

Board Member

Born 1966

Experiences

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 and Gabather 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.

Shares in the company (as per 18 September 2020)

Mikael Lindstam owns 62,500 shares in Cyxone. Lindstam further owns 33% of Accequa, which owns 5,962,500 shares in Cyxone.