Mr. Mackaness joined Soleno as our Chief Financial Officer in November 2019, initially on a consulting basis and most recently on a full time basis. He has been a partner at FLG Partners, a leading Silicon Valley chief financial officer services and board advisory consultancy, since September 2019. Prior to joining FLG, Mr. Mackaness served as Chief Financial Officer for Invuity, Inc (NASDAQ: IVTY) sold to Stryker Corporation. He has also served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ: IRIX), Chief Financial Officer of NextHop Technologies, Inc., and Chief Financial Officer of Infogear Technologies Corp. which was sold to Cisco Systems, Inc.. Mr. Mackaness began his career at Ernst & Young LLP., received his B.A. with honors in Psychology from the University of Warwick, England and is a Chartered Accountant.