Dr. Ji is a successful life scientist executive, having co-founded Sorrento Therapeutics in January 2006, where he currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. In 2002, Dr. Ji founded and was President of BioVintage, a biopharmaceutical company. From 2001 to 2002, Dr. Ji served as VP of Strategic Alliances at CombiMatrix, and was responsible for its strategic technology alliances. From 1999 to 2001, Dr. Ji served as Director of Business Development, and in 2001 as VP at Stratagene (later acquired by Agilent Technologies), a biotechnology company. In 1997, Dr. Ji co-founded Stratagene Genomics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stratagene Corporation, and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer from its founding until 1999. Dr. Ji obtained his PhD in Animal Physiology from the University of Minnesota and a B.S. in Biochemistry from Fudan University.