Mission and Vision

At Defender, our aim is to develop innovative therapies that offer patients a sense of security and strength. Our overarching goal is to help people who face certain difficult and potentially life-threatening challenges.

Leveraging the diverse expertise and experiences of our talented team and partnerships with established institutions, we strive to meet these pressing needs in the hopes of building an environment for our patients that is safer and more secure.

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Our People

Our team is comprised of focused and committed doctors, scientists, researchers, strategists, leaders, and thinkers. We share a collective mission to create a safer more secure world through novel science.


Barry I. Feinberg, MD, JD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Joseph C. DosSantos, CPA, MBA
Acting Chief Financial Officer
Paul Eichholz
Chief Operating Officer
Michael A. Schultz, RPh
Chief Commercial Officer
Mark J. Wanda
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Board of Directors

Founder and Executive Chairman
President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Director and Chairman, Governance Committee
Director and Chairman, Audit Committee
Director and Chairperson, Compensation Committee
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As the Defender team grows, we are always looking for talented scientists, marketers, operations experts, and other professionals who are interested in helping us further our mission.

While there are no current openings, be sure to check back often to see what new jobs are posted, or get in touch to find out about career opportunities with us.