John K. A. Prendergast is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded Palatin Technologies, Inc., Avigen, Inc., Antyra, Inc. and Nejo, Inc. and who has been at the helm of 8 different companies. Presently, Dr. Prendergast holds the position of Non-Executive Chairman of Palatin Technologies, Inc., Non-Executive Chairman at Recce Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Executive Chairman for Nejo, Inc. and President at SummerCloud Bay, Inc.
He is also on the board of Ingenex, Inc. and Heat Biologics, Inc.
In his past career Dr. Prendergast was Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of AVAX Technologies, Inc., Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Antyra, Inc., Managing Director at Paramount Capital Investments LLC, Managing Director at Castle Group Ltd. and Lead Director at Avigen, Inc.
He received a doctorate and a graduate degree from The University of New South Wales.