Leone Patterson is Adverum’s president, leading key operational functions for the Company. Since joining Adverum in 2016, she has served as chief financial officer, and most recently as president, chief executive officer and director. Ms. Patterson has over 20 years of experience in the biotechnology industry. Previously, Ms. Patterson served as the chief financial officer of Diadexus, Inc. Earlier, Ms. Patterson was vice president and chief financial officer of Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. until it was acquired by Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc. Previously, Ms. Patterson served as vice president and global corporate controller of NetApp, Inc. Earlier in her career, Ms. Patterson was vice president of finance at Exelixis, Inc. and vice president of global business planning and analysis at Novartis AG after the acquisition of Chiron. Ms. Patterson began her career at KPMG working in the firm’s audit practice. Ms. Patterson earned a B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting from Chapman University and an Executive M.B.A. from St. Mary’s College. Ms. Patterson is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive status). Ms. Patterson currently serves on the board of directors for Nkarta, Inc.