John Saia


Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Saia has over a decade of healthcare industry experience and joins AcelRx from McKesson Corporation, where he most recently served as its Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel.

At McKesson, he served in various roles with increasing responsibilities and leadership, which included leading and supporting nearly 100 acquisitions over this time period.

Prior to McKesson, Mr. Saia was a senior attorney at DLA Piper, advising clients on capital markets transactions, public reporting and M&A. Earlier in his career, Mr. Saia was an attorney and special counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mr. Saia received his law degree from The George Washington University Law School and bachelor's degree from Santa Clara University.