Board of Directors

Larry G Stambaugh, Chairman of the Board

  • CEO & Chairman of multiple global public companies
  • Raised over $500 million in private/public financings, taking companies public in both the U.S. and Europe, completing multiple large strategic partnerships 
  • Corporate governance expert

David Pyrce, CEO

  • Scientist, serial entrepreneur, and senior executive
  • Deep Wall Street and biotech/pharma development expertise
  • Focus on discovery and development of novel, high impact, next generation therapeutics
  • Founder, Genomic Principles, Canton Biotech, Inovio Biomedical, and Bear Creek Capital Management

Inanc Ortac, PhD, CSO, Co-founder

  • Inventor of ONCOAT™SHELS™ Technology 
  • Experienced technical and business leader
  • Multiple Award Winning Scientist/Inventor
  • Founder of  DevaCell, DevaNano, Innovasion Labs, Sarmal, Synestha
  • PhD / MS, University of California, San Diego

Jennifer Cayer, Director

  • Ms. Cayer has over 25 years of biotech and pharmaceutical experience
  • She co-founded several venture backed biotech companies that were acquired by global pharmaceutical companies or became publicly traded companies.
  • She brings deep corporate and business development expertise including multiple alliances with pharmaceutical and biotech companies

Gala Yayla, Board Member

  • Since the inception of DevaCell, Gala has established the financial and administrative processes
  • Coming from a family wealth management office background, Kohlberg & Company, Gala is well versed in dynamic and challenging environments
  • Gala, President of a local non-profit, has had the pleasure working with many children as a volunteer in the juvenile court system.