2017 Executive Vision Forum

Join industry experts and life science leaders for QuintilesIMS’s Executive Vision Forum (EVF) for a private discussion about shaping the future of healthcare.

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017
Time: 4pm - 8pm
Location: Thomas Fogarty Winery, Woodside, CA

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This year’s Executive Vision Forum will explore how biopharma can accelerate performance and achieve success today, while preparing to solve the challenges of tomorrow.

The event will discuss how connecting disparate streams of data, framed by scientific and therapeutic expertise, can provide actionable insights for decision makers across the drug development lifecycle.

Keynote Speakers
Avi Kulkarni

Avi Kulkarni, QuintilesIMS Consulting Services

With more than 25 years of life science experience, Avi Kulkarni ensures senior-level oversight and management for our strategic accounts and customer relationships. Prior to Quintiles, Avi was a partner at Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company and Booz Allen & Hamilton) and led the R&D and Medical Transformation business. Avi helped biopharma and diagnostic companies transform their business by developing precision medicine capabilities. He has a track record of thought leadership in the development and commercialization of patient segmentation strategies and in optimizing the research development process to improve the delivery of tailored therapeutics. Avi earned his master's degree in business administration from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a doctorate and master’s degree in pharmaceutical technology from Temple University School of Pharmacy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial pharmacy from the University of Bombay, KMK College of Pharmacy.


Murray Aitken, QuintilesIMS Institute

Murray Aitken is a senior vice president at QuintilesIMS Institute. Aitken is a renowned healthcare expert on addressing the challenges facing the global healthcare industry and prospects for improving patient outcomes, managing costs and maximizing access through better use of healthcare data and information. Established in 2011, The QuintilesIMS Institute provides global policy setters and decision makers with objective, transformational insights into healthcare dynamics derived from granular analysis of information. Prior, Aitken was a partner at McKinsey & Company in New Jersey and Los Angeles in the U.S. and in Seoul, Korea, covering a broad range of industries, including life sciences and consumer goods.

Flow of the day

February 16, 2017

Networking Reception

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm


4:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Keynote Presentations/Q&A

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm


5:45 pm – 6:00 pm


6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Closing Remarks

7:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Post-event Reception

7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

For questions, please contact: or +1 919 998 7648

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Register for the 2017 EVF