Brian Beard, J.D.

Brian Beard is the Chief Legal Officer for Colossal Biosciences Inc. where he helps facilitate strategic company growth and execute on the long-term vision of the company with speed and precision including the various partnerships and licensing.

Over the span of his 35+ year legal career, including 15 years as managing partner of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, Brian has served as outside corporate counsel to public and private companies, advising them on a wide range of significant corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and private equity and venture capital financings. He has successfully orchestrated and closed thousands of technology transactions as well as hundreds of public offerings for companies and underwriters.

In addition to his legal role, Brian has advised a number of management teams and Boards of Directors on their corporate strategy, with a focus on corporate governance issues.