Theranos – Untold Perspectives
Aspects of the Theranos story have been covered extensively by the media. What happened in the last 2 years of the company’s life is fascinating but lesser known. A revamped Board and leadership team tried to turn the company around in the face of critical capital needs, mounting litigation and market pressures.
- Use venture debt to provide financing solution in highly cash constrained solution
- Find auditor and secure audited financial statements for 1st time in 10 years
- Manage banking relationships under SEC and DOJ investigations
- Assess liquidation options, prepare company for assignment of assets and liabilities for the benefit of creditors (ABC)
Join the former CFO and GC/CEO as they share their perspectives.
David Taylor is the founder of Taylor Strategic PC, a risk and crisis management law firm. He served from 2016-2018 as General Counsel (and ultimately CEO) of Theranos, Inc. Hired to address the tech company’s high-profile crisis, he led a turnaround team that worked to standardize corporate governance, repair investor relations, resolve enterprise-threatening litigation and investigations and secure a $100M financing. He spent ten prior years litigating and negotiating complex civil and criminal matters at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and Williams & Connolly LLP. He is a graduate of Williams College and the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
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