John is a leader and innovator in the animal health and human medical device fields. Most recently, Mr. Kallassy was the COO and CFO at Jaguar Animal Health where he oversaw the company’s Nasdaq IPO in 2015. Previously he was the CEO of Zargis Medical, where he led the global launch of a medical device that was awarded “2009 Product of the Year” by Popular Science magazine. In April 2011, he led the sale of Zargis’ technology to 3M. John also spent 2 years advising technology and life science companies as a licensed Investment banker. John studied pharmacology and biochemistry at the University of Leeds in England, holds a B.S. in biology from the State University of New York, and received an MBA from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University.