Mr. Fuhrman is an experienced financial operations leader with a focus on guiding the growth of innovative pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Prior to joining Amplyx, he served as CFO of publicly-traded Mirna Therapeutics, a clinical-stage microRNA company that merged with Synlogic in August 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Fuhrman was CFO of Ambit Biosciences, where he helped lead the company through its initial public offering and oversaw financial, investor and administrative operations until its sale to Daiichi Sankyo in 2014. He has also served as the CFO at Naviscan, a privately held medical imaging company, and Sonus Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded oncology-focused biotechnology company.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Fuhrman practiced as a certified public accountant with Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Fuhrman received a B.S. in both Business Administration and Agricultural Economics from Montana State University. Mr. Fuhrman currently serves on the Board of Directors and as Chair of the Audit Committee for Loxo Oncology.