Dr. McCamish is President and Chief Executive Officer of IconOVir Bio. Previously he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Forty Seven, Inc. He led Forty Seven, Inc. during critical phases of clinical development to help patients defeat their cancer. This included growing from a valuation of $169 million as a private company through a Series B offering, Initial Public Offering, two secondary fund raises and finally the acquisition of Forty Seven by Gilead for $4.9 Billion.
He is an international expert in biologic and biosimilars development and manufacturing. Mark is passionate about mentoring and developing people while focusing on meeting patient needs through efficient, commercially viable efforts. He is a senior executive with extensive experience at multiple companies including Abbott, Amgen, and Novartis/Sandoz. He led pioneering efforts in filing/launching biosimilars worldwide. He has demonstrated a commercial mindset in establishing research and development strategies leading to approvals and commercial success in multiple therapeutic areas and regulatory categories including biologics, biosimilars, drugs, devices, and medical foods.
He received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from UCSB and, after completing his PhD in Human Nutrition from Penn State and MD from UCLA, he completed Residency and Fellowship Training at the University of California, Davis. He held professorships at UC Davis and The Ohio State University.