Matt Coffey, PhD, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer
A co-founder of the Company, Dr. Coffey completed his doctorate degree in oncology at the University of Calgary with a focus on the oncolytic capabilities of the reovirus. The results of his research have been published in various respected scientific journals, including Science, Human Gene Therapy, and The EMBO Journal. Dr. Coffey has held the positions of Chief Operating Officer of the Company since December 2008, Chief Scientific Officer from December 2004 to December 2008, Vice-President of Product Development from July 1999 to December 2004 and Chief Financial Officer from September 1999 to May 2000.
Kirk Look, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Look is a Chartered Accountant with more than fifteen years of experience in accounting, finance, tax and treasury. Mr. Look joined Oncolytics as the Company's Controller in April 2003, and assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer in November 2012. Prior to joining Oncolytics, from 2000 to April 2003, Mr. Look was Manager of Audit and Assurance Services with Ernst & Young LLP in Canada. From 1998 to the end of 1999, Mr. Look held the positions of Audit Manager and Senior Accountant at Ernst & Young LLP in Chile.
Andres A. Gutierrez, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Gutierrez is board certified in internal medicine and completed a fellowship in medical oncology. Most recently he has held progressively senior clinical development positions designing and implementing both early and later-stage oncology clinical studies at a range of U.S. and European companies including Sellas Life Sciences Group, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc., Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc., Proteolix, and Oculus Innovative Sciences. Prior to that, he held a series of academic and consulting positions. Over his 32 year career, he has authored and co-authored more than 90 peer-reviewed publications and abstracts and presented at numerous conferences. He received his MD and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Andrew de Guttadauro
Global Head of Business Development, President, Oncolytics Biotech (U.S.) Inc.
Andrew de Guttadauro has more than 25 years of biopharmaceutical commercialization and business development experience in. He has held executive and senior-level positions at leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, working on initiatives across both developed and emerging markets globally.
Mr. de Guttadauro began his career at TAP Pharmaceuticals, supporting the launch of blockbuster drugs, Lupron® and Prevacid®. He held a variety of marketing positions at Amgen, contributing to the success of Enbrel®, Aranesp®, and Epogen® before joining MedImmune to lead marketing efforts for the FluMist® inhaled influenza vaccine. Following a two-year assignment overseeing the commercial development of Zevalin®, the first radioimmunotherapy product approved for use in the United States, Mr. de Guttadauro took on the role of Senior Director of Strategy at Biogen Idec. He then served as Vice President of Corporate Development at Vical, supporting the execution of distribution agreements for Allovectin®. Prior to joining Oncolytics, Mr. de Guttadauro was a Principal at 1798 Consultants Inc., a healthcare consulting firm providing commercialization, market access, and compliance strategic advice to leading and emerging biopharmaceutical companies.
Mr. de Guttadauro has a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.