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Nov 10

Are You A Disruptor? featuring Jim Iversen and Kiran Vepuri

November 10, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PST

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Are You A Disruptor?

When: Thursday, November 10 from 9-10 am PDT / 12-1 pm EDT


Who: Featuring Jim IversenCo-Founder and CEO of Sen-Jam Pharmaceutical, and Kiran Vepuri, Vice President of Business Development and Brand Marketing at KVK Tech

Real Leaders Impact Collaborative Member, Jim Iversen, will be leading a fireside chat on how to be a disruptor in your industry. Join Jim, Kiran, and Real Leaders on November 10th for a fireside chat packed with insights on how Jim has strategically used collaboration, funding, and design to make a disruptive impact in the pharmaceutical industry.

We will discuss:

  • How smart innovators find pathways forward
  • Community impact and cultivating healthy communities
  • The importance of community funding and strategic collaboration
  • Designing products to support 8 billion people

We will conclude with an interactive Q&A session, so please come prepared with questions.

More about the speakers:

Jim Iversen is the Co-Founder and CEO of Sen-Jam Pharmaceutical. Jim is a seasoned Executive and Charismatic Innovator with a consistent track record of developing and executing business strategies that deliver rapid growth in sales, profits, market share, employee and customer satisfaction. As CEO of SJP, Jim has built a formidable network of go-getters and collaborators; he thrives in fast paced and complex environments, producing results through remarkable resourcefulness and collaboration. His interests in Life Sciences stems from his passion for living a life of vitality.  A Strategic Powerhouse, Jim has a knack for seeing the big picture and stewarding multiple pathways simultaneously. His work leverages a high respect for processes and measurement whilst inspiring value creation at the highest level. For him, details matter greatly and yet the purpose-driven vision is always his indispensable compass. Jim’s passion is helping individuals and companies achieve their full potential and live life to the fullest along the way.

Kiran Vepuri is the Vice President of Business Development and Brand Marketing at KVK Tech. Kiran built the branded division at KVK through partnerships and internal development. He is responsible for: in-licensing and global out-licensing; joint ventures; hybrid investment and manufacturing partnerships; contract manufacturing partnerships; and all Branded marketing. Prior to KVK, Kiran worked at Guidehouse Consulting (formerly Navigant Consulting) in the Life Sciences Practice in New York City. While there, Kiran advised Big Pharma/Biotech players on acquisition valuations and market assessments for a wide variety of therapeutic areas from orphan drugs to blockbusters. Kiran completed his undergraduate studies at Carnegie Mellon University with a Double Major in Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.


November 10, 2022
9:00 am - 10:00 am PST
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