Mic was intimately involved in founding and spinning out Satsuma from Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, and he has served as Vice President & Head of Operations since then. Mic has more than 15 years of experience in the field of nasal drug delivery and was involved in developing the technologies incorporated in Satsuma’s lead product candidate, STS101, as well as in preclinical development, early clinical evaluation and CMC development of multiple nasal-route, drug-device combination product candidates. Prior to joining Satsuma, Mic served in a variety of management roles at Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, encompassing operations, product development, quality, regulatory affairs, business development and intellectual property management. Mic received a B.S.E. degree in engineering from North Carolina State University, where he also did research in the area of computational fluid dynamics of nasal airflow.