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James W. Kao, Ph.D.

James W. Kao, Ph.D.

James W. Kao, Ph.D.

Director
James W. Kao, Ph.D. Dr. Kao has served as a board member since 2012. Dr. Kao had a long and distinguished career at Philip Morris, USA in the research and development department. Since his retirement, Dr. Kao has been a successful investor in many companies. Dr. Kao holds a B.A. from National Taiwan University, an M.B.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University and his Ph.D. from Miami University. He is the brother of Dr. Ruey-Chyr Kao, MD, who is also a member of our board. Our board considered Dr. Kao’s experiences as an investor and his educational background in determining that he should be a member of our board.