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Biography PhotoDaniel N. Swisher, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer and President

Since December 2003, Daniel Swisher has served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Sunesis Board of Directors, and as our President since August 2005. He joined the company in 2001 and he served as Chief Business Officer and Chief Financial Officer until 2003. Prior to joining Sunesis, Mr. Swisher served in various management roles, including Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ALZA Corporation from 1992 to 2001. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Cerus Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, and as a member of the Board of Corcept Therapeutics Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. Mr. Swisher holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.