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Industry Speaker Series: Kierra Wright, PPM ’13, Product Development Manager, Roehm America

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The Focused Pivot: Agility in Innovation and Career Dr. Kierra D. Wright started her academic career early, pursuing a B.S. in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University at just 16 years old. She next entered Clark Atlanta’s Ph.D. program for Polymer Chemistry, and then completed KGI's Postdoctoral Professional Masters […]

Industry Speaker Series: Tony Page, Co-Founder and CEO, Voxx Analytics

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As one of two Managing Directors, Tony Page provides executive oversight for the xIQ Group of Companies, a portfolio of analytics and consulting companies providing information products to science-driven companies. He also serves as CEO of Voxx Analytics, a best-in-class “influence analytics” company that helps clients optimize strategies to win the hearts and minds of […]

Industry Speaker Series: Andrew P. Miller PhD, Founder and CEO at NAT Diagnostics, Inc.

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Join us for this Industry Talk with Andrew P. Miller PhD, Founder and CEO at NAT Diagnostics, Inc. Dr. Miller is currently a Director of Research and Innovation at Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), and joined BD after their acquisition of NAT Diagnostics (NATDx) in 2020. He founded NATDx in 2014 and served as the […]

Industry Talk: Alumni Panel-Business Development

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This panel will introduce KGI students to business development (BD) career opportunities in the life sciences. Three KGI alumni will talk about what business development means for their company and the BD professional and offer advice on key skills and other perquisites to career success. Don’t miss this opportunity! Panelists: Andrew Hopkins, Senior Director, Business […]

Industry Speaker Series: Heather Erickson, VP of Supply Chain Management & Business Operations, Sangamo

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An accomplished Life Sciences executive, Heather Erickson has a proven record of building and scaling organizations through strategy, operations, and financial acumen. She founded, built, and led two life science startups before joining Sangamo in 2016 as Chief of Staff. Earlier in her career, she worked at Edgar Dunn & Company, a boutique strategy consultancy, […]

Industry Speaker Series: Bonnie Anderson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Veracyte

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"The Veracyte Journey: From Concept to $2B Global Diagnostics Company in Ten Years" Bonnie H. Anderson is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Veracyte, a leading genomic diagnostics company that leverages deep genomic insights to transform care. Ms. Anderson’s career spans over 30 years in regulated diagnostics and life science markets. She cofounded Veracyte in […]

Industry Speaker Series: Dr. Douglas Jackson, President & CEO, Benevolent Healthcare Foundation, Project C.U.R.E

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Join us for this Industry Talk with Dr. Douglas Jackson, President & CEO of the Benevolent Healthcare Foundation, Project C.U.R.E.  Douglas Jackson serves as the President/CEO of Project C.U.R.E. Each week, Project C.U.R.E. delivers approximately four semi-truck loads of donated medical supplies and equipment to desperately needy people around the world. Since 1987, Project C.U.R.E. […]

Alumni Panel – Careers in Investing

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Join us for a career panel featuring KGI alumni currently working in investing. The panelists will discuss the variety of career options available in investing, as well as their own career pathways. Students will be encouraged to ask questions and engage with the panelists. Don't miss this opportunity! Panelists: Andrew Peters, Vice President Strategy, Exelixis […]

Industry Speaker Series: Carol A. Nacy, CEO at Sequella, Inc.

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Join us for this Industry Talk with Carol A. Nacy, Chief Executive Officer at Sequella, Inc. Dr. Carol A. Nacy is a founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Sequella, Inc., a privately-held pharmaceutical company that discovers and develops new and more effective treatments for life-threatening infectious diseases. Prior to Sequella, Nacy was Executive Vice […]

Industry Speaker Series: Biotech Veteran Leads Biologics Manufacturing Site (Pran Patel, Vice President and General Manager at AstraZeneca)

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Pran Patel has more than 30 years of combined industry experience in biologics manufacturing and engineering from AstraZeneca, Amgen, and Abbott Laboratories. Currently, Patel serves as the Vice President and General Manager of AstraZeneca’s Frederick Biologics Manufacturing Center located in Frederick, MD. The site is the largest biologics manufacturing facility within the company’s global network […]