You are cordially invited on
Thursday, 29th of May 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
"FBB Focus on" one of its members, this month: Accelrys
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati
12235 El Camino Real, Suite 200,
San Diego, CA 92130-3002
6:00 - 6:30 -- Registration / Networking
6:30 - 7:00 -- Welcoming by Samir Elamrani, Ph.D., J.D. followed by "Accelrys Now and in the Future" by Adel Laoui, Managing Director Life Science Research, Accelrys Inc.
7:00 - 7:15 -- Q&A session
7:15 - 9:00 -- Networking reception
Managing Director Life Science Research
Accelrys is a scientific enterprise software company that pioneer disruptive solutions in Modeling/Simulations and Research Informatics that span any business and any industries that want innovate through science with its products, services and processes. As a part of Dassault Systèmes the new brand (to be named soon) will contribute to provide customers with 3DEXPERIENCE universes to imagine sustainable innovation capable of harmonizing Product, Nature & Life.
Adel is currently managing the Life Science Research business segment at Accelrys. He is leading a matrix cross functional organization including product development, product management, marketing, and customer facing resources to optimize multi-product software and services business solutions. He’s responsible for the vision, strategy and day-to-day leadership of a $90M market segment. Adel has more than 20 years of research and development experience in the Pharmaceutical/Healthcare industry and has a deep experience in leading both matrix-based organizations and R&D processes from target validation to lead identification, clinical optimization and to integrated healthcare solutions. He holds a PhD. in Chemical Physics and Informatics from the University of Renee Descartes Medical School and an executive MBA in advanced finance, digital marketing and business strategy from Rutgers University. For more information please visit their website, www.Accelrys.com.
Samir Elamrani, Ph.D., Ph.D., J.D.
Dr. Samir Elamrani is a partner in the San Diego office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he advises biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and nanotechnology clients on all aspects of patent law and related business matters. Samir has substantial expertise in strategic IP counseling and global patent portfolio development and management. He provides outside patent counsel to a variety of clients, including start-up and established biotechnology corporations, multinational pharmaceutical corporations, and premier research universities. He has prepared numerous due diligence reports and counseled clients in matters relating to the transfer of intellectual property, including acquisition and licensing of patent rights.
RSVP by Wednesday, May 28th.
This event is free but space is very limited.
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