Business Advisors

Matt Abbott, MBA

Partner, Business Strategy, Bain & Company
Los Angeles, California

Matt Abbott is a member of MAX BioPharma’s Business Advisory Board. He is currently a Partner with Bain & Company in Los Angeles and has over a decade of experience formulating growth strategies, advising on M&A targets, executing profit improvement initiatives and driving change. Matt has served clients in North America, Asia and Europe. Prior to joining Bain & Company, Matt was a Senior Manager with Deloitte Consulting. Matt has served as an informal advisor to MAX BioPharma since inception and was instrumental in driving initial business plan development activities. Matt has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and Master of Business Administration degree from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Kevin D. DeBré, J.D.

Chair, Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Practice Group
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Kevin DeBré is a member of MAX BioPharma’s Business Advisory Board. He is currently a partner at Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP. As a business lawyer, a registered patent lawyer and a former engineer, and with his particular expertise in structuring and negotiating intellectual property-driven deals, Kevin has been an advisor to entrepreneurs and companies engaged in building businesses based on technology or intellectual property assets including software companies, e-commerce enterprises, media companies, medical device manufacturers, and life science start ups. He is frequently a speaker at conferences on technology commercialization and intellectual property licensing, and is the author of “Licensing of Trade Secrets and Know-How” in Trade Secret Litigation and Protection in California, an attorney’s practice book published by the State Bar of California, and a contributing author of “Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances”, in Intellectual Property in Business Transactions, an attorney’s practice book published by Continuing Education of the Bar. Prior to joining Stubbs Alderon & Markiles, LLP, Kevin was a partner at the international law firm, Brobeck Phleger & Harrison, LLP, where he headed the firm’s technology transactions practice in Southern California. Kevin received his B.S. degree from the University of California, Davis, and his J.D. from Hastings College of the Law.