• 25+ years of experience providing IR, capital markets and corporate communications counsel, both in house and as external advisor
  • Established investor relations functions at multiple companies/newly public companies
  • Assisted companies in raising > $2.2 billion through VC investments, multiple IPOs, secondary offerings & private placements
  • NIRI Fellow – IR professional association honor recognizing executives for contributions to IR profession
  • Past Chairman of NIRI National Board of Directors
  • Chairman of Working Group on Financial Disclosure for NIRI’s Standards of Practice for Investor Relations
  • Colorado BioScience Association-Past Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Fun Facts: Derek can often be found wandering the great outdoors -cycling, rock climbing, on Jeep trials, or exploring tropical destinations in search of amazing beaches.

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