Dr. Timothy Coetzee is President of Fast Forward, LLC. He is responsible for the Society’s strategic funding of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies as well as partnerships with the financial and business communities. Prior to assuming his current position, Dr. Coetzee led the Society’s translational research initiatives on nervous system repair and protection in MS as well as the Society’s programs to recruit and train physicians and scientists in MS research.
Mr. Michael Richman is President & Chief Executive Officer of Amplimmune, Inc. He has over 24 years of experience working in research, intellectual property and business development capacities in companies such as Chiron Corporation (now Novartis) and MedImmune, Inc. (now Astra Zeneca), where he was Senior Vice President Corporate Development.
Mr. Jamey Power was recently elected to the Board of Trustees of the Southern California Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and serves as Campaign Co-Chair for the Fast Forward Campaign. He is the former Senior Vice President and Strategic Advisor at J.D. Power and Associates. Since overseeing the transition of the private business to the McGraw Hill Companies, he has been working on a number of new business activities and philanthropic interests for the Power family.