William B. Stilley

Purnovate Chief Executive Officer
Adial Founder

William B. Stilley has served as Chief Executive Officer of Adial’s subsidiary, Purnovate, since August 2022 after co-founding the company in December 2010. He has previously served as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Adial Pharmaceuticals, he was the Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Projects at Clinical Data, Inc. (NASDQ CLDA), where he worked on licensing and M&A transactions and was involved in management of Phase 3 clinical trials, production of Viibryd® for initial commercial launch of the product, and sourcing drug product and drug substance for the Phase 3 clinical trials of the Company’s vasodilator drug for myocardial stress imaging. He has advised both public and private companies on financing and M&A transactions and has been the COO and CFO of a number of private companies. Before entering the business community, Mr. Stilley served as Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Mr. Stilley has an MBA with honors from the Darden School of Business and a B.S. in Commerce/Marketing from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. He has guest lectured at the Darden School of Business in two courses on the management of life science companies, and serves on the Advisory Board of Virginia BIO, the statewide biotechnology organization, and previously served on Virginia BIO’s board of directors.