Board Of Directors


William J. Newell

Chief Executive Officer, Sutro Biopharma, Inc.

Bill Newell joined Sutro Biopharma as CEO in January 2009. Previously, he served as the President of Aerovance, Inc., a venture-backed company developing clinical assets for respiratory diseases. Mr. Newell also was Chief Business Officer and Senior Vice President at publicly-traded QLT, Inc. and served in several senior management positions at public-traded Axys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. For the 16 years prior to joining Axys, Mr. Newell practiced corporate law in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is presently a member of the Boards at SutroVax and at Symic Bio. Mr. Newell is presently Chair of the Board of the California Life Sciences Association and a member of the Governing Board of the Emerging Companies Section of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO).