Clarke Neumann brings 30 years of legal and business experience, manages the company's legal department, and oversees its compliance and human resources functions. Mr. Neumann's background includes 14 years of public company experience at life science research tools and diagnostic laboratory services company Sequenom, Inc. where he led the legal department for 13 years and served as General Counsel.
Prior to his in-house career, Mr. Neumann was an attorney at the law firm Lyon & Lyon, LLP, in its Los Angeles and San Diego offices and focused on technology transactions, patent matters, and business and intellectual property litigation. Prior to law school Mr. Neumann held sales and scientist positions at Nalco Chemical Company and McDonnell Douglas Astronautics. Mr. Neumann earned his JD from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (1993) and BS in Chemical Engineering from Penn State University (1985). Mr. Neumann is also a registered patent attorney.