Mr. Panza serves on the Executive Leadership Team and is responsible for all legal matters across the company and for partnering with our internal and external teams to structure and memorialize our commercial and strategic partnerships.
Prior to joining Accumen, Mr. Panza served as the Head of Corporate Legal for San Diego-based NuVasive, Inc. – a medical device company – where he was responsible for the organization’s Contracts, Governance, SEC Reporting, M&A and Strategic Partnerships, and Equity and Executive Compensation matters. Prior to his role with NuVasive, he was Senior Corporate Counsel – M&A, Governance and Securities for Carlsbad, CA-based Life Technologies Corporation, through its successful acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific in Q1 2014. Jarrod also spent five years as an Associate Attorney at Finn Dixon & Herling, LLP in Stamford, CT, where he represented growth equity clients and operating companies, both public and private, in their strategic acquisitions and divestitures, governance and operations.
Mr. Panza received his J.D. (with honors) from the University of Connecticut School of Law and graduated Magna Cum Laude when receiving his B.S. in Political Science from the University of Connecticut.