Mr. Neil S. Belloff has served as our Chief Operating Officer since February 2020 and as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since June 2018. Prior to joining Eloxx, Mr. Belloff was Senior Corporate Counsel at Celgene Corporation, a global biopharmaceutical company, since 2011. Mr. Belloff also served for seven years as Executive Vice President and U.S. Corporate and Securities Counsel at Deutsche Telekom, one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world. Mr. Belloff has more than 30 years of legal and business experience, with significant management and project development responsibilities in business critical areas including risk assessment, strategic planning, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, capital formation, privacy, pharmaceutical development, and securities matters. In addition to his corporate governance and compliance expertise, Mr. Belloff served as a Senior Attorney-Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. Mr. Belloff holds a J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law, an M.A. from New York University, a B.A. from Queens College of the City University of New York, and completed post-graduate studies in the LL.M Program in Securities Regulation at Georgetown University Law Center.