Robert Ingram
 
 
 

Robert Ingram

Robert Ingram
General Partner
Hatteras Venture Partners

Bob Ingram joined the firm of Hatteras Venture Partners as a General Partner on January 24, 2007.  Hatteras Venture Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in early stage life science companies in the southeast United States.

Bob began his career in the pharmaceutical industry as a professional sales representative and rose through a series of roles with increasing responsibility to ultimately become CEO/Chairman of GlaxoWellcome.  He co-led the merger and integration that formed GlaxoSmithKline, the world’s second largest pharmaceutical company.  Upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of 60, he was asked by the Board to serve as Vice Chairman Pharmaceuticals, GSK, which he did until January 1, 2010, at which time he became Strategic Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, GlaxoSmithKline plc.

He serves as Chairman of Elan Corporation plc. and as Lead Director of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International and Cree, Inc.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of Allergan Inc. and Edwards Lifesciences Corporation.

In addition to his professional responsibilities, Bob was asked by former US President George H.W. Bush to form and chair the CEO Roundtable on Cancer. He is a member of numerous other civic and professional organizations. In January 2004, Bob was awarded the Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Award for International Service.  On July 27, 2006, he was appointed by President George W. Bush to the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Advisory Board.

Bob is a member of the Boards for the James B. Hunt Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, CEO Roundtable on Cancer, Research Triangle Institute and Chairman, GlaxoSmithKline Foundation.  He serves as Chairman of Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina and is on the Advisory Board, Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, University of Southern California.

Bob graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a BS degree in Business Administration.

Bob is a member of the Boards for the James B. Hunt Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy, Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, President’s Roundtable CEO Roundtable on Cancer, and Chairman, GlaxoSmithKline Foundation.

Bob graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a BS degree in Business Administration.