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Category Archives: Speaker Biography

Barbara Leyman

Dr. Leyman worked for over 11 years in the biotech industry with a focus on building biotech companies, investment strategies and business development. Till recently, Barbara Leyman was the head of the life sciences group at the venture capital fund LRM. As such, she has been extensively involved in assessing and implementing investment opportunities in … Continue reading Barbara Leyman

Maggie White

Maggie White is a corporate and securities attorney in the San Francisco office of Gunderson Dettmer. Maggie specializes in the representation of emerging growth companies throughout their lifecycles. Maggie is broadly experienced with corporate formation and governance matters, venture capital financing transactions, and a variety of M&A transaction structures.  She represents entrepreneurs as they form … Continue reading Maggie White

Tamara Tompkins

Prior to joining Unity in June 2017, Tammy served as an Operating Partner, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of Khosla Ventures.  As General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer, she was responsible for all legal matters related to KV’s investments, fundsnand operations, and also managed KV’s finance, investor relations, administrative and human resource matters.  As … Continue reading Tamara Tompkins

Nick Au

Nick earned his PharmD and PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Washington in Seattle. He is a pharmacist and researcher turned technologist who is passionate about improving healthcare through innovation. Nick underwent rigorous academic training at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy and graduated with a Doctorate in Pharmacy and PhD in … Continue reading Nick Au

Lindsay Donald

Lindsay N. Donald is Vice President of the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Consulting Group within Intertek and is intimately involved with the strategic planning, design and implementation of drug development programs for clients. He represents clients with various international regulatory agencies including the Food & Drug Administration, European Medicines Authority and Health Canada.  Lindsay has over … Continue reading Lindsay Donald

Sanjay Chanda

Dr. Sanjay Chanda has over twenty years of experience in drug development, including product development, regulatory affairs, and product registration. Currently, Dr. Chanda serves as Chief Development Officer at Tioma Therapeutics. He is also a co-founder of Auration, Inc., an early stage pharmaceutical company focused on treating chronic hearing loss in humans. Previously, Dr. Chanda … Continue reading Sanjay Chanda

Bradford Young

Bradford Young is a biotechnology executive with 20 years of experience successfully identifying unmet needs and market opportunities, creating innovative products, developing customers and strategic partnerships and leading commercial programs. His background includes Founder & CEO of biotechnology “start-up” companies, Vice President of Business Development for a pharmaceutical services company, Director of Market and Business … Continue reading Bradford Young

Samantha Miller

Samantha has focused her career on building new biopharmaceutical companies from an early stage. With more than two decades of corporate development leadership, Samantha Miller has diverse experience including pharmaceutical partnering, product and technology acquisitions, corporate financing, strategic planning, commercial planning, supply chain negotiations, regulatory management, and PR/IR. She has collaborated with a long roster … Continue reading Samantha Miller

Regina Leung

Regina Leung has over 20 years of life science experience in industry with biopharma and start-up companies and in consulting. Her areas of expertise include market access / managed markets, patient copay programs design, payer negotiations and contracting, business planning and operations, distribution and channel pull-through strategies. Consulting clients include Genentech/Roche, Gilead Sciences, Bayer and … Continue reading Regina Leung

Anthony Delizza

Owns and manages First Light, LLC, which provides direct and affiliate consulting to a variety of medical device companies, and has served as VP Marketing/BD and acting officer at several client start-ups. Has founded multiple companies, and is currently co-founder of Daily Feast, Inc., a food app for recipes, and MeTeDa, USA, a diabetes device … Continue reading Anthony Delizza