Arthur Bertelsen, PhD

Arthur Bertelsen joined Bristol-Myers Squibb Research in April of 2010 as Vice President Research Collaborations. In this role, Art has overall responsibility for the management of external research collaborations. Art provides guidance and direction on the formation of new collaborations consistent with the strategic objectives of BMS Research. This role includes externalization of BMS technology and early stage assets for collaborative development. His group provides alliance management for collaborative external relationships until the programs transition to full development.

Omar Amirana | Senior Vice President, Allied Minds

Omar Amirana is a Senior Vice President at Allied Minds and the Chief Executive Officer of one of its subsidiary companies, SciFluor Life Sciences. Omar previously served as a Partner at Oxford Bioscience Partners, a Boston-based venture capital firm with ~$1B under management. He sourced and led the Series A investment in nFocus Neuromedical which commercialized a catheter-based aneurysm therapy and was recently sold to Covidien for ~$100M.

Simon Davidson | EVP, Technology Investments, Allied Minds

Simon is an EVP at Allied Minds and is responsible for Allied Minds’ technology investments, including origination of new deals and oversight of existing portfolio companies.