Mr. Disbrow has been in the life sciences industry for over twenty years across pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and medical devices. Currently, Mr. Disbrow serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aytu BioScience, Inc. (“Aytu” NASDAQ: AYTU), a commercial-stage specialty life sciences company focused on global commercialization of novel products in the field of urology. Prior to forming Aytu, Mr. Disbrow was the Chief Operating Officer of Ampio Pharmaceuticals (“Ampio”, a NASDAQ traded company) and led the Luoxis Diagnostics subsidiary “Luoxis”). Luoxis was merged into Aytu in April 2015 following Luoxis’ development of the technology behind the company’s MiOXSYS in vitro diagnostic platform. Prior to joining Ampio in 2012, he served as Vice President of Commercial Operations at Arbor Pharmaceuticals (“Arbor”).
Mr. Disbrow began as Arbor’s second employee and oversaw the commercialization of the company’s first product, scaling the commercial organization to over 150 people across sales, marketing, payer markets, distribution, and national accounts. In less than four years, Arbor grew from a company without any product revenues to a company with net sales of $127 million. Prior to joining Arbor, he was the Director of Marketing at LipoScience (a NASDAQ traded company), a cardiovascular in vitro diagnostic company. Mr. Disbrow also served in sales management at Cyberonics (Now LivaNova plc, a NASDAQ traded company), a medical device company commercializing implantable neuromodulation devices. He started his career at Glaxo Wellcome (now GlaxoSmithKline plc), holding positions in both sales and marketing. He has a Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest University and Bachelor of Science in Management from North Carolina State University.