Mr. Gangolli is President, North America of GW Pharmaceuticals, spearheading the buildout of the company's U.S. commercial infrastructure in advance of the potential launch of its lead therapeutic candidate, Epidiolex® (cannabidiol or CBD), which is in late-stage development for diverse indications. Prior to joining GW Pharma, Mr. Gangolli served as President of the North American Pharmaceutical division of Allergan Inc. for 11 years, where he was responsible for a 1,400 person integrated commercial operation with sales exceeding $3.8 billion in 2014. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, U.S. Eye Care at Allergan, during which time this division launched eight new products, helping to propel growth at more than 20% a year over a 5‐year period. Prior to Allergan, Mr. Gangolli served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing at VIVUS, Inc., where he facilitated the successful transition of the company from a research and development start-up into a niche pharmaceutical company. Before VIVUS, Mr. Gangolli served in a number of increasingly senior marketing roles at Syntex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Ortho-Cilag Pharmaceuticals Ltd in the UK. Mr. Gangolli received a BSc (Honors) degree in Applied Chemistry and Business Studies from Kingston University in England.