Ms. Martin joined Poseida Therapeutics as chief human resources officer in 2019 where she is providing human resources and business leadership to the fast-growing company. Prior to joining Poseida, Ms. Martin spent five years at Ardea Biosciences, Inc. where she was vice president of human resources, facilities and IT. During her time at Ardea, Ms. Martin helped lead the organization through two successful drug approvals. Ms. Martin has 24 years of human resources experience across multiple industries. The majority of her career has been focused in the life sciences industry working with research and development as well as commercial operations and pharmaceutical manufacturing at Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Vantiv. Ms. Martin received her bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.