Goodwin + KPMG 5th Annual Symposium @ JP Morgan Healthcare Conference 2024

Goodwin and KPMG hosted their 5th Annual Symposium on January 10, 2024, during the 42nd Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference.

Experts and practitioners delved into strategies that are enabling life sciences companies to enhance research and development; optimize value from licensing, M&A, and other transactions; and secure capital for growth. 

2024 Agenda & Videos

  • Kristin Ciriello Pothier — Global and US Leader, HCLS Deal Advisory and Strategy, KPMG
  • Yusuf Henriques — CEO of IndyGeneUs AI
  • Bonnie Anderson — CEO of PinkDx
  • Karen Madden — Chief Technology Officer, MilliporeSigma
  • Maital Rasmussen — Chief Commercial Officer, Octave Bio

  • Jeff Stoll — Principal, KPMG, National Strategy Lead, Life Sciences
  • Matt Wetzel — Partner, Goodwin, Life Sciences

  • Sophie McGrath — Partner, Goodwin, Life Sciences 
  • Adam Fliss — Founding Partner, General Counsel, Patients Square Capital
  • Ari Brettman M.D. —  Senior Managing Director, Blackstone, Life Sciences
  • Claudine Prowse, Ph.D. — Venture Partner, J.P. Morgan, Life Sciences Private Capital, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

  • Chris Wilson  (moderator) — Partner, Goodwin Health
  • Jarrod Smith — Principal, Varsity Healthcare Partners
  • Lee Mooney — Managing Director, Sixth Street Growth
  • Ross Nelson, MD —National Healthcare Strategy Leader, KPMG

Due to privacy concerns, this recording is not available.

  • Sergiu P. Pasca, M.D. — Kenneth T. Norris, Jr. Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Bonnie Uytengsu and Family Director of Stanford Brain Organogenesis, Stanford University

  • Danielle Lauzon — Partner, Goodwin, Life Sciences  
  • Jennifer Plotnick — Audit Partner, US Venture Capital Life Sciences Co-Leader
  • Brian Goodman — Partner, MPM BioImpact
  • Melissa Danforth — General Counsel, Bain Capital
  • Karan Takhar  — Managing Director, Matrix Capital Management

  • Rahul Rao — Deputy Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition
  • Arman Oruc — Partner, Goodwin
  • Sarah Solomon — Partner, Goodwin, Life Sciences

  • Chris Rigoli — Executive Director, Morgan Stanley

Due to privacy concerns, this recording is not available.

  • Rachael Bushey — Partner, Goodwin, Life Sciences
  • David Happel — CEO and Director, Sagimet Biosciences
  • Brian McVeigh — Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder, Code Biotherapeutics
  • Jason Trimborn — Audit Partner, US Venture Capital Life Sciences Co-Leader
  • Srini Akkaraju — Founder and Managing General Partner, Samsara
  • Heather Turner — CEO, Carnot Therapeutics

  • Marianne Sarrazin — Partner, Goodwin, Life Sciences 
  • Shari Mager — Deal Advisory Partner, KPMG, US National Capital Markets Readiness Leader
  • Sam Backenroth — CFO & Strategic Leadership, LS Associates; Co-Founder at Orphion Therapeutics
  • Kalli Dircks — Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
  • David Lynn — Partner, Goodwin, Public Company Advisory Practice 

Due to privacy concerns, this recording is not available.

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