Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Ethan Knowlden joined Accela in June 2017 as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Previously, he served in this same capacity for Complete Genomics, Inc. from 2013 to 2016. Prior to that, Ethan served in various capacities at Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc. and its predecessor, Chiron Corporation, most recently as their Vice President of Business Development and Licensing and Corporate Counsel. His experience includes seven years in private practice as a corporate and securities specialist with Hughes & Luce L.L.P. (now K&L Gates) and Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, both Dallas-based law firms. Ethan began his career as a Financial Analyst in the New York office of The First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse). He received his B.A. in Art and Economics from Wesleyan University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia.