Ask the Experts panel series with Life Science Tennessee

Kate Stuart
July 28, 2015

"Ask the Experts" panel series continues in conjunction with Life Science Tennessee's Statewide Mentor Network

Ask the Experts: Advice on Marketing and Strategic Partners
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
511 Union Street, Suite 2700, Nashville, Tenn. 
The "Ask the Experts" panel series is an educational panel discussion for early stage entrepreneurs and researchers who want to pursue the process of commercialization of life science technologies. This discussion will be targeted to life science entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs.  
The “Ask the Experts” series mirrors the programmatic process of the Life Science Tennessee Statewide Mentor Network. The Network leads select entrepreneurs through a series of panel reviews discussing business model, regulatory hurdles, intellectual property, technology assessment, market assessment, strategic partnerships, product development, marketing and communications, and financing.  
One of the pivotal initial focal points for any start-up company is to truly define and understand their market. The target customer will dictate how the company approaches many aspects of their business. A first step in the LIfe Science Tennessee mentoring process is coaching and mentoring on market assessment, competitive advantage, and go-to-market plans.
Mark Lane, former Vice President of Sales at Mizuho OSI; 
Steven King, President & CEO of Restore Medical Solutions, Inc.; 
Hans Kestler, Vice President of Global Commercial Operations Biologics for Wright Medical Technology; 
David Shifrin, Owner of Filament Life Science Communications