Dan Swisher, Jr.
Daniel N. Swisher Jr., president and CEO of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., joined Sunesis as the chief business officer in 2001. In 2003, he became chief financial officer and, in 2005, he was promoted to his current position. Prior to joining Sunesis, Mr. Swisher served in various management roles, including senior vice president of sales and marketing for ALZA Corp. from 1992 to 2001. He also serves as chairman of the board of Cerus Corp., a biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Swisher holds a bachelor's degree from Yale University, and a master's degree in business administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.