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Opening Remarks from Cavendish Global
2:45 - 2:50 PM | J. Michael Moffat, Chairman, Cavendish Global
Cavendish Global Chairman, J. Michael Moffat, will welcome the audience to the Intellectual Ventures Laboratory and the Seattle Forum.
Welcome to Intellectual Ventures and Opening Keynote
2:50 PM - 3:30 PM | Maurizio Vecchione, Executive Vice President, Global Good and Research, Intellectual Ventures
Maurizio Vecchione is executive vice president of Global Good and Research at Intellectual Ventures (IV). In this role, he oversees Global Good, IV’s collaboration with Bill Gates to invent and deploy technology specifically focused on improving life in developing countries, as well as the research and operations of the IV Laboratory and Institute for Disease Modeling. Mr. Vecchione most recently served as CEO of Arrogene, which is commercializing a new nanotechnology platform for cancer-targeted therapeutics and diagnostics, and as CEO of telemedicine pioneer CompuMed.
Panel Discussion with the Washington Global Health Alliance
Dena Morris will lead a panel discussion with global health leaders from around Seattle and Washington State, on the latest initiatives, trends and discussions taking place in the nation’s leading global health hub, and the implications for key stakeholders. Panelists include:
Elizabeth Aylward, PhD, Director, Office of Science-Industry Partnerships at Seattle Children’s Research Insitute
Thomas S. Uldrick, MD, Deputy Program Head, Global Oncology Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Scott Maloney, Director of Innovation and Private Sector Research Engagement, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University
Rhea Coler, PhD, Senior Vice President, Infectious Disease Research Institute, University of Washington
Keynote Address from Praveen Raja, PhD
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM | Praveen Raja, PhD, Vice President, Technology Development and Introduction, PATH
Dr. Raja oversees PATH’s Medical Devices and Tools, Diagnostics, and Global Innovation Hub teams in leveraging technology to improve health outcomes for underserved communities around the world. He has extensive experience in the development and commercialization of innovative medical devices, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, and digital health tools that have achieved clinical adoption and commercial success globally. Dr. Raja has developed and led teams focused on innovation in start-up environments as well as in multibillion-dollar global companies and franchises.
Special Performance and Fireside Chat with Dr. Jonathan Sackier
4:45 - 5:15 PM | Featuring renown musicians, former Incubus guitarist, Michael Einziger, together with his wife and acclaimed violinist, Ann Marie Simpson, with a fireside chat moderated by Dr. Jonathan Sackier, Chief Medical Officer and Managing Partner, Cavendish Global
Ahead of the Opening Cocktail Reception, guests will be treated to an exclusive musical performance, featuring a unique discussion with Cavendish Global’s Dr. Jonathan Sackier.
Cocktails, Entertainment and Tours at the Intellectual Ventures Lab