Oliver manages 1200 Pharma’s patent portfolio, intellectual property licenses, and research collaborations with Caltech and UCLA. Additionally, he manages early program discovery and evaluation. Previously, Oliver was Assistant Director in the Caltech Office of Technology Transfer and Corporate Partnerships, managing the Institute’s chemistry and life sciences patent and technology portfolios, as well as their licensing and commercialization. Oliver also worked with students and faculty to develop startup companies focused on the commercialization of Caltech discoveries. Oliver received his BS in Neurosciences from the University of California, Riverside, and received his PhD in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from Caltech. He is a registered patent agent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, is an author of six peer-reviewed research articles, and is an inventor on four patent applications.