General Counsel and Head of Human Resources
Carla Boren, J.D. joined Otonomy in 2015 and serves as our General Counsel and Head of Human Resources. Ms. Boren has over 20 years of legal and human resources experience. Prior to Otonomy, she held several senior management roles in human resources across various businesses and global functions at Life Technologies/Thermo Fisher including Vice President of Human Resources, Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures & Integrations where she supported over 20 international and domestic transactions from diligence through integration. During her more than nine year tenure at Life Technologies/Thermo Fisher, she also served as an Integration Leader and In-House Counsel. Previously, Ms. Boren was an attorney with the law firms of DLA Piper as well as Littler Mendelson. Ms. Boren earned her Juris Doctorate at University of California, Los Angeles and her Bachelor’s degree in Political Economy of Industrial Societies from University of California, Berkeley.