Mr. Spector has 30 years of legal and business experience, with over 20 years in the life sciences industry. Most recently, he served as part-time General Counsel for several companies, including Longboard, Dynavax Technologies (Nasdaq: DVAX) and Galecto, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLTO). Prior to this, Mr. Spector served as General Counsel of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) for nearly twenty years, from October 2001 to March 2020. He is a former President and long-time board of director of the Association of Corporate Counsel, San Diego, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. Prior to Arena, Mr. Spector was a Partner with the international law firm of Morgan Lewis, where he worked from 1991 to October 2001. Mr. Spector holds a B.A. and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Spector and his family are active members in the San Diego community, including supporting the ALS Association, Sanford Burnham Prebys, and other non-profit organizations focused on finding new approaches and treatments for rare neurological conditions.