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Meet the Team

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Leigh Hsu Ph.D.

CEO + Co-Founder

Leigh Hsu is a biotechnology executive with 25 years of experience in the biopharma industry. Dr. Hsu most recently served as SVP of Business Development with CARsgen for seven years, and prior to that, he was with Lpath for six years as VP of Corporate Development & Strategy. He earned his Ph.D. in molecular pathology from UC: San Diego and an MBA from UC: Irvine. 

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Scott Pancoast

Executive Chairman + Co-Founder

Scott Pancoast, CEO + Founder of Zylö, has served on 17 boards, including four public ones; he served as a board member for the San Diego Venture Group for six years and was Chairman for two years. Mr. Pancoast holds a BA in economics summa cum laude from UVA and an MBA with honors from HBS.


Charles Hinkle

CFO + Co-Founder

Charles Hinkle began his career at Bain & Co. and Bain Capital and then joined an automotive foundry as CEO, where he led this manufacturer’s growth from $4M to $50M before selling to a PE firm. He graduated summa cum laude from W&L, earned his CPA certification, and graduated as a Baker Scholar from HBS.

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