Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Shah brings more than 20 years of financial leadership experience in the medical device and biopharmaceutical industries to our company. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Shah served as the Chief Financial Officer of Aravive, Inc (Nasdaq: ARAV) since 2018 and as the Chief Financial Officer of Aravive Biologics, Inc. since 2010, initially as a consultant and from 2017 as an employee. Aravive Biologics merged into Aravive, Inc. in October, 2018.  Prior to joining Aravive Biologics as an employee, Mr. Shah served in various financial positions of increasing responsibilities at Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. Before Pacira, he worked for Cardinal Health’s medical device group in various finance management positions. The group was subsequently spun off as CareFusion and then sold to Becton, Dickinson and Company. His prior work experience includes positions at PwC and KPMG in India and the Middle East.

Mr. Shah received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Ranchi University in India.  He is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India and has an MBA from W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

Our team has the experience to develop pharmaceutical pain products