James Brown is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Bellicum. He is also currently Managing Director at Insight Capital Partners LLC, and serves on a number of Boards of Directors for IT and biotechnology companies. For the past several years he served as the primary investment officer for a diversified group of investment holding companies. Prior to that, he held several executive operating roles at public and private technology companies. Earlier in his career, Mr. Brown was a Partner in the law firms of McDermott, Will & Emery in Menlo Park, California and Pillsbury Madison & Sutro in San Francisco, California. He received a B.S. in Accounting from Weber State University and J.D. from BYU Law School where he was Executive Editor of the Law Review.