Santa Clara University

Ken Nussbacher

Mr. Kenneth (Ken) J. Nussbacher served as an Executive Vice President of Affymetrix Inc., a genetic information company, from 1995 to 2000 and served as Chief Financial Officer of Affymetrix from 1995 to 1997. Prior to joining Affymetrix, Mr. Nussbacher served as Executive Vice President for business and legal affairs of Affymax Research Institute, which he joined in 1989. In his roles at Affymax and Affymetrix, Mr. Nussbacher played a central role in the development and implementation of business strategies for creating value in technology-based companies. His biotechnology experience includes development, negotiation and implementation of commercial and scientific collaborations; licensing of intellectual property; and public and private financings. His prior experience includes : General Counsel of a computer-aided engineering company and Vice President for Intellectual Property of Atari. He has been Director of Fluidigm Corporation since July 2003. He serves as a Director of Achaogen, Inc. He served as an Independent Director of Xenoport Inc. from 2000 to May 11, 2010. He served as a Director of Pathwork Diagnostics, Inc. He served as a Director of Symyx Technologies Inc. from February 1995 to June 16, 2008. He has been an Affymetrix Fellow since August 2000. Mr. Nussbacher holds a B.S. in Physics from Cooper Union and a J.D. from Duke University.