United States of America
Mr. Webster is Chief Financial Officer of gene therapy company Spark Therapeutics. He was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company developing specialty drugs to treat gastrointestinal infections and related diseases, until its acquisition by Cubist Pharmaceuticals. Prior to this, Mr. Webster served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Adolor Corporation, also acquired by Cubist. Previously, Mr. Webster served as Managing Director, Investment Banking Division, Health Care Group for Broadpoint Capital Inc. (formerly First Albany Capital). He also was co-founder and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Neuronyx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company.