Mr. Gowler joined PaxVax in 2014 as VP of International Commercial from Novartis Vaccines, where he was most recently Senior Director of Marketing and Head of the U.S. meningococcal franchise. During his seven years with Novartis Vaccines, Mr. Gowler also served as Director of Medical Affairs and held commercial leadership roles in both the U.S. and Switzerland. Prior to joining the vaccines division at Novartis, Mr. Gowler worked in the pharmaceutical division in Canada, where he held various roles in Sales, Operations and Marketing. He holds a B.S. from the University of Victoria and a post-graduate diploma in marketing from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.