Mr. Matsuda brings to Halozyme 20 years of corporate legal experience in the global life sciences industry. He brings corporate law, compliance, commercial law, employment and mergers and acquisitions experience, with extensive experience in the biotechnology space. Mr. Matsuda joined Halozyme in August 2018 as Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to Halozyme, he served as Vice President, Law, Global Commercial Operations at Amgen, primarily responsible for strategic commercial legal support to the U.S. Commercial Operations organization, as well as Medical Affairs, Compliance, Global Value, Access & Policy, Global Marketing and Biosimilars division. Throughout his 18-year career at Amgen, he held roles of increasing responsibility, including regional general counsel for the Latin America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand region, lead counsel to the European commercial operations, employment and tax groups, and lead counsel to each of the U.S. Value & Access Business Unit, Inflammation Business Unit and Nephrology Business Unit. Prior to Amgen, Mr. Matsuda worked in private practice at the law firms of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLC and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in their respective company practice and corporate securities groups.
Mr. Matsuda received his B.S. in Business Administration with a dual emphasis in Corporate Finance and International Finance from the University of Southern California, and his J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law.