miLEAD welcomes aboard a new cohort of consultants for Spring 2018. New consultants were provided a crash-course in consulting presented by Desirée García-Torres, Vinayak Gokhale, and Robert Doherty. Thank you to Pretzel Bell, Ann Arbor for hosting.
Teams comprised of miLEAD Consultants placed first, second, and third at the 4th Annual Midwest Case Competition hosted by the Michigan Graduate Consulting Club! Congratulations to the following miLEAD members:
First Place: Siva Kumar Natarajan, Jerry Madukwe
Second Place: Kelly Kennaly, Paloma Garcia, Xingjian (Max) Ma
Third Place: Desiree Garcia-Torres, Omari Baruti, Dan Kremer
miLEAD hosted Dr. David Olson from the Office of Tech Transfer at the University of Michigan for our March Professional Development Event. Dr. Olson has more than 18 years of experience in building life science companies, product development, intellectual property management, business development and venture financing. He has co-founded 6 biotech start-ups, managed other early-stage businesses, and authored business plans backed by more than $61M in capital.