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Finance Friday

Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences

Friday, February 8, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (PST)

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Finance Friday Ended Free  

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Finance Friday: February 8 2013

Preliminary agenda





Networking   breakfast

Founders’   Room


Welcome   by President Schuster

Founders’   Room


KGI   alum panel, moderated by Luann Bangsund

  • Tyler Kibbee,   Fjord Ventures
  • Vikram Khanna, SVB Analytics
  • TBA
    • What I knew about finance and what I didn’t (but should   have)
    • What KGI students should do in order to know what they   need to know
    • How to realistically prepare for a career in the real   world of financing
    • What career paths are out there

Founders’   Room


Kythera’s   IPO story

John   Smither, CFO, Kythera

Founders’   Room





Business   development panel, moderated by Luann Bangsund

  • Charlie McDermott, Allergan
  • Kartik Shah, Cynvenio Biosystems
  • Rex Motes, Sapphire Energy
    • Finance tools, techniques, and strategies critical to   business development success (e.g., asset valuation, sourcing, negotiation,   etc.)
    • But…it’s not always about the numbers

517   Lecture Hall


Lunch   with venture capital panel, moderated by Luann Bangsund

  • Alex Suh, California Technology Ventures
  • Sharon Stevenson, Okapi Venture Capital
  • Tyler Kibbee, Fjord Ventures
  • Paul Grand, Research Corporation Technologies
  • John Smither, Kythera
    • Discussion of various venture funding models
    • The company perspective
    • A look in the crystal ball

Founders’   Room


Consulting   panel

  • Jake Schutz, Pricespective
  • Vikram Khanna, SVB Analytics
  • TBA
  • Commercial pricing and asset   valuation
  • Market access
  • Forecast models
  • Financing and growing   companies in the life sciences
  • Assumptions and how to   defend them with metrics

517   Lecture Hall


Reception   with KGI community

Founders’   Room


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