Chris Primiano, J.D., is Chief Business Officer at Aura. Mr. Primiano joins Aura from Karyopharm Therapeutics, where he served in roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer, General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Primiano played an important role in transitioning Karyopharm from 40 employees in a preclinical and early clinical development setting to 400 employees commercializing XPOVIO® (selinexor) across multiple indications. Prior to Karyopharm, Mr. Primiano was Counsel in the Boston office of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Mr. Primiano holds a Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School, a Master of Business Administration from the Boston College Carroll School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy and English from Georgetown University. He is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New York.