Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Peizer, the majority shareholder of BioVie, is an entrepreneur, investor, and financier with a particular interest in healthcare, having founded and successfully commercialized several healthcare companies. Mr. Peizer is the founder of Catasys, Inc., a leader in behavioral and mental health management services, having served as the Company’s Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO since the Company’s inception in 2003. Mr. Peizer also is the Founder, Chairman and CEO and majority shareholder of NeurMedix, Inc., a biotechnology company with a focus on inflammatory, neurological and neuro-degenerative diseases. Mr. Peizer is Chairman of Acuitas Group Holdings, LLC, his personal holding company that owns his portfolio company interests. Through Acuitas, he owns Crede Capital Group, LLC, an industry leader in investing in micro and small capitalization public equities, having invested over $1.2 billion directly into portfolio companies. Previously he was Chairman of Cray, Inc., the leading supercomputing company, and held senior executive positions at various publicly-traded growth companies and with the investment banking firms Goldman Sachs, First Boston, and Drexel Burnham Lambert. He received his B.S.E. in finance from The Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.