Kent Kresa is Chairman of the Board. Mr. Kresa has been a director of MannKind since June 2004 and was named Lead Director in November 2011 until he was named Chairman of the Board in February 2016. Mr. Kresa is Chairman Emeritus of Northrop Grumman Corporation, having previously served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kresa also served on the boards of General Motors Company, Avery Dennison Corporation (including as Chairman), and Fluor Corporation. Mr. Kresa has been a member of the Caltech board of Trustees since 1994, and he also serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations and universities. As a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he received a B.S. in 1959, an M.S. in 1961, and an E.A.A. in 1966, all in aeronautics and astronautics.