Executive Vice President, Corporate and Medical Affairs
Gregg Alton joined Gilead
Sciences in 1999. From 2000 to 2009 he served as General Counsel. In his
current role, Mr. Alton is responsible for legal affairs, government affairs, medical
affairs, public affairs and emerging market activities. Prior to joining
Gilead, Mr. Alton was an attorney at the law firm of Cooley Godward, LLP, where
he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, corporate partnerships and
corporate finance transactions for healthcare and information technology
Mr. Alton is a member of the
boards of the AIDS Institute, BayBio (a San Francisco Bay Area life sciences
industry organization), the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland and Celladon
Corporation. He is also a member of the U.S. Government's Industry Trade
Advisory Committee on Intellectual Property Rights, the advisory board of UCSF
Global Health Sciences and the Dean’s Advisory Council at Stanford Law School.
Mr. Alton received a bachelor's degree in legal studies from the University of
California at Berkeley, and holds a JD from Stanford University.