Steven M. Bosacki, JD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Bosacki is a skilled specialty pharmaceutical executive with over 20 years of operational experience in clinical development, regulatory and legal oversight, and product commercialization. Previously, he served as President and CEO for Lautus Pharmaceuticals, a privately held pharmaceutical company focused on the dermatology and aesthetics markets. Mr. Bosacki revived and expanded the GlyDerm product line which was acquired by Mission Pharmacal in 2016 after which Mr. Bosacki joined the Mission Pharmacal team to lead its newly formed aesthetic dermatology division, Espada Dermatology, Inc. He served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Oceana Therapeutics, Inc., a specialty therapeutic company he co-founded. In that capacity, Mr. Bosacki was lead counsel in connection with a $50 million capital raise and was instrumental in establishing a global commercial network that ultimately led to Oceana’s acquisition by Salix Pharmaceuticals in 2011. Prior to Oceana Therapeutics, Mr. Bosacki served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Esprit Pharma, Inc., where he negotiated $135 million in financing and successfully managed product acquisitions and divestitures. Esprit Pharma was acquired by Allergan, Inc. in 2007. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bosacki served in a variety of management positions at Cardinal Health. Prior to entering the specialty pharmaceutical industry, he practiced corporate and banking law. Mr. Bosacki received his US and Canadian law degrees from University of Detroit School of Law and University of Windsor, respectively, and his MBA from the University of Windsor in Canada.
Joyce Goto, Chief Accounting Officer
Ms. Goto brings over 20 years of financial management and accounting experience to BioPharmX. Prior to joining BioPharmX, she was corporate controller at MoSys, a publicly held company and provider of semiconductor solutions for cloud networking, security, test and video systems. Prior to this role, she was divisional controller at Pinnacle Systems, now a division of Avid Technology, a publicly held company. Ms. Goto also held various positions at Deloitte and Touche, LLP, a public accounting firm. Ms. Goto holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and is a certified public accountant.