General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Ciraolo was most recently at Ovid Therapeutics, where he served as senior vice president, chief intellectual property counsel. Prior to joining Ovid, he was an executive director at Forest Laboratories where he held positions of increasing levels of responsibility. He has been involved with the development of numerous pharmaceutical products and transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions and licensing opportunities. Dr. Ciraolo began his legal career as an associate at Baker Botts LLP in New York City, received a Ph.D. in chemistry from Stony Brook University and a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law.