Vice President, Finance and Administration
Julie D. Burgess has served as our Vice President, Finance and Administration since January 2014. Ms. Burgess has more than 25 years of experience in financial reporting, technical accounting, debt and equity financings, and financial planning and management for public and private companies. Prior to Otonomy, Ms. Burgess served as the Corporate Controller for Apricus Biosciences, Inc. and a consultant to several other biopharmaceutical companies including Cypress Biosciences, Inc. and Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. Previously, Ms. Burgess served as the Vice President of Finance and Operations for Phenomix Corporation, a privately held biotech company, held various financial management positions at General Instrument, and served as an auditor at KPMG, LLP. Ms. Burgess is a licensed CPA, has her Master’s degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University and a Bachelor‘s degree in Business Economics from University of California, Santa Barbara.