Michael G. McCully

Mike is the President and CEO of Gate Neurosciences. An experienced biopharma executive, investor, and entrepreneur, Mike has spent the past 20 years contributing to the development of dozens of successful biotech companies. Mike established his career in the biotech industry in the early 2000s at Recombinant Capital, Inc, a boutique strategic advisory firm, where he served as an advisor to over 100 companies, including emerging and established biopharma, and had a role in more than $4 billion in partnering transactions. In 2008, Recombinant Capital was acquired by Deloitte and Mike became a leader in the Deloitte Life Sciences Practice based in San Francisco.

Since his time at Deloitte, Mike has held operating roles at several emerging and established biopharma companies, notably serving as Head of Business Development, BioNeurology at Elan Pharmaceuticals, Head of Financial Strategy at Coherus Biosciences (CHRS), and Chief Business Officer of the pain-focused specialty pharma Charleston Laboratories where he led the $650M US partnership with Daiichi Sankyo. Most recently, Mike was the Chief Executive Officer of Anagin, Inc., an emerging biotech developing first-in-class novel targeted therapies for addressing pathologies associated with disrupted synaptic plasticity in the central nervous system.

Mike received his BS from Purdue University and a hybrid Masters from Northwestern University.

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