Mr. Bob F. Johnston is Executive Chairman at Pharmos Corp., Founder & President at Johnston Associates, Inc., Chairman at Vela Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and President & Chief Executive Officer at ExSAR Corp.
He founded Johnston Associates Inc. in 1968. In the mid-70s, he directed his efforts toward biotechnology and health care.
He founded Cytogen, Ecogen, Sepracor, i-STAT, Envirogen, and Praelux (formerly SEQ), and was instrumental in the early formations of Sonomed, Biocyte, Immunicon, and VelaPharm.
Prior to starting Johnston Associates, Mr. Johnston was an investment banker for F.S.Smithers & Co. and for Smith Barney & Co. in New York.
He received his BA from Princeton University and an MBA from New York University.