Chief Financial Officer
Mr. File has served as Evofem Biosciences’ Chief Financial Officer since April 2015. Mr. File has approximately 25 years of diverse accounting and finance experience within a variety of both public and private biotechnology and biopharmaceutical companies.
Most recently, Mr. File provided executive financial and accounting oversight services to various biotechnology companies in San Diego, California, assisting in their initial public offering process and helping to establish and improve their accounting and finance operations as publicly-traded entities. Prior to this, Mr. File was Senior Director and Controller of Sequenom, Inc., a diagnostic company that developed and commercialized molecular diagnostics testing services for the women’s health market. During that time, Mr. File served as Treasurer of their diagnostic subsidiary and provided assistance in the raising of over $400 million in combined equity and convertible note offerings. Mr. File also assisted in the commercialization of four diagnostic tests in a two-year period, which included Sequenom’s revolutionary noninvasive prenatal test for Down syndrome. Earlier in his career Mr. File worked for approximately ten years in public accounting, primarily with Arthur Andersen LLP, where he worked with a variety of clients assisting with attestation and periodic reporting requirements, public offerings and acquisitions.
Mr. File graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).