Mr. Bennett served as a United States Senator from the state of Utah from 1993 until 2011. He was a senior member of the Senate Banking Committee, member of the distinguished Joint Economic Committee, and a member of the Appropriations Committee. In that capacity he worked closely with the FDA and Pharma as Chairman the Agriculture Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over FDA funding. He continues to stay active in health care issues as a Board member at the Bipartisan Policy Center, Chairman of the Critical Path Foundation, and as Chairman of Anolinx, a specialized CRO focused on epidemiological research and clinical trials recruitment.
Prior to his senate career, Mr. Bennett served as the CEO of Franklin Quest, Inc. (NYSE), where he grew the business from four employees to more than 1,000 and positioned the company for a successful IPO. He has also been a key participant in several other private and publicly held companies.
Bob is married to the former Joyce McKay and is the father of six children.