Mr. Schmid has served as our chief financial officer since June 2004 and is a co-founder of our company. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Schmid served as the chief financial officer of GeneFormatics, Inc., a structural proteomics company, where he was a co-founder. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Schmid served as the chief financial officer of Endonetics, Inc., a biotechnology company. From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Schmid was an associate with Idanta Partners, a venture capital firm. From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Schmid served as a vice president at Home Federal Bank. From 1985 to 1986, Mr. Schmid served as a financial analyst for Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company. In addition, from 1994 to 2005, Mr. Schmid served as a member of the board of directors and as president of the San Diego Venture Group in 1995. Mr. Schmid holds a B.A. in Economics from Wesleyan University and an M.B.A. from the University of San Diego.