They included big names such as Henry Kissinger and George Shultz. They brought to the party a network of government contacts. But no scientific expertise.
No surprise, given all of Theranos' regulatory and legal problems, it is "retiring" the board of counselors. That will happen, reports BusinessInsider, in 2017.
Interestingly, the BusinessInsider coverage also notes that superlawyer David Boies is still on the board of directors at Theranos. He has discontinued providing legal representation to the startup. There had been a disagreement about his strategy for managing the regulatory challenges.
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