Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Josh Disbrow has been in the life sciences industry for over eighteen years across pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and medical devices. Prior to forming Aytu BioScience, Josh was the Chief Operating Officer of Ampio Pharmaceuticals (NYSE MKT: AMPE) and led the Luoxis Diagnostics subsidiary. Luoxis was merged into Aytu in April 2015. Prior to joining Ampio in 2012, he served as Vice President of Commercial Operations at Arbor Pharmaceuticals. Josh began as Arbor’s second employee and oversaw the commercialization of the company’s first product, scaling the commercial organization to over 150 people across sales, marketing, payer markets, distribution, commercial operations, and national accounts. In less than four years, Arbor grew from a company without any product revenues to a company with net sales in excess of $127 million. When Arbor was sold to a private investment group in 2010, Josh maintained his position and continued to build the company’s commercial infrastructure and capabilities. Prior to joining Arbor, he was the Director of Marketing at LipoScience (NASDAQ: LPDX), a cardiovascular in vitro diagnostic company with CLIA-certified laboratory operations. Josh also served as Regional Sales Manager for Cyberonics (NASDAQ: CYBX), a medical device company commercializing implantable neuromodulation devices. Josh started his career at Glaxo Wellcome (now GlaxoSmithKline), holding positions in both sales and marketing. He has a Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest University and Bachelor of Science in Management from North Carolina State University.
Chief Operating Officer
Jarrett Disbrow previously served as President & CEO of Vyrix Pharmaceuticals since November 2013 until the merger to form Aytu BioScience in April 2015. Mr. Disbrow has over eighteen years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with “Big Pharma” and specialty pharmaceutical companies. Mr. Disbrow was the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Arbor Pharmaceuticals – a specialty pharmaceutical company focused initially on pediatrics. As the sole founder of Arbor he was responsible for all aspects of the company’s start-up and growth phases including fundraising, business and product development, commercial strategy, product marketing and partnering. Mr. Disbrow was also responsible for negotiating the acquisition of the company to a private investor group in 2010 and remained with the company post-acquisition as Vice President of Commercial Development. In less than five years Arbor grew from a company with no product revenues to net sales in excess of $127 million. Prior to founding Arbor Pharmaceuticals, he was head of marketing for Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Disbrow began his career with GlaxoWellcome, Inc. (now GlaxoSmithKline plc) where he held positions of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing. Mr. Disbrow received a BS in Business Management from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.
Gregory Gould, CPA
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary
Greg Gould has held senior management positions in the life sciences industry for over 20 years. Prior to the formation of Aytu BioScience, he provided financial and operational consulting services to the biotech industry through his consulting company, Gould LLC from April 2012 until June 2014. Mr. Gould was Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of SeraCare from November 2006 until the company was sold to Linden Capital Partners in April 2012. During the period from July 2011 until April 2012 Mr. Gould also served as the Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of SeraCare Life Sciences. Mr. Gould has held several other executive positions at publicly traded life sciences companies including the Chief Financial Officer role at Atrix Laboratories, Inc., an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company focused on advanced drug delivery. During Mr. Gould’s tenure at Atrix he was instrumental in the negotiation and sale of the company to QLT, Inc. for over $855M. He also played a critical role in the management of several licensing agreements including the global licensing agreement with Sanofi-Synthelabo of the Eligard® products. Mr. Gould was the Chief Financial Officer at Colorado MedTech, Inc., a publicly traded medical device design and manufacturing company where he negotiated the transaction to sell the company to KRG Capital Partners. Mr. Gould began his career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen, LLP. He currently serves on the board of directors of CytoDyn, Inc., a publicly traded drug development company pursuing ant-viral agents for the treatment of HIV. Mr. Gould graduated from the University of Colorado with a BS in Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant. Greg also serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary of publicly traded Ampio Pharmaceuticals (NYSE MKT: AMPE).