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SDEE Presents: Get to Know Your Neighbors with Jay Lichter

Event Sponsors:

AlexandriaStruthers Family Trust

Morrison Foerster


Featuring Keynote Speaker:

Jay Lichter

Managing Director, Avalon Ventures; President & CEO, COI Pharmaceuticals

Jay B. Lichter, Ph.D. is an experienced biotechnology and pharmaceutical business executive with over 25 years of experience in management, scientific research, and business development. Dr. Lichter is the inventor on over 250 patents and patent applications and has been either directly responsible for or participated in licensing or merger and acquisition deals valued in excess of $6 billion. Dr. Lichter led Avalon XI investments in Fortis Therapeutics, Janux and PDI and led Avalon X investments in Sitari (acquirted by GlaxoSmithKline), Calporta (Acquired by Merck), Synthorx (acquired by Sanofi), Aratana (acquired by Zoetis), Zacharon (acquired by BioMarin) and RQx (licensed to Genentech), as well as others.

Join us for a networking event to hear about Jay’s experiences starting multiple successful San Diego companies. Find collaborators, vendors, customers, advisers and investors, jobs, employees, and meet your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs. Cost: Free for SDEE members, $25 for non-members.



5:00pm – 6:15pm Networking Reception & Exhibition, appetizers and refreshments provided

6:15pm – 6:30pm Introduction to SDEE, 30 second pitches

6:30pm – 7:30pm Keynote Speaker: Jay Lichter

Members can apply to give a 30 second pitch

Exhibit tables are available to SDEE Consultants, Small Businesses, and Corporate Members

Contact Danielle to pitch or request a table [email protected]

Cost: FREE for SDEE members – RSVP here

Non-members purchase tickets below.

March 10, 2020 at 5pm - 7:30pm
The Alexandria
10996 Torreyana Rd
San Diego, CA 92121
United States
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