Please find below the preliminary list of speakers confirmed for the TTS Latin America.


Note: where “TBC” is noted, these speakers are working with TTS to confirm their participation. Please check again early September for the full and final list of TTS Latin America speakers.

  • Marcela AnguloGerente de Capacidades Tecnológicas, CORFO
  • Carlos Baez-Pagan – Technology Manager, Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust, Puerto Rico
  • Cedric Bisson – Partner, Teralys Capital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (TBC)
  • Richard Eaton – Partner, Bird & Bird Solicitors, London, UK
  • Steve FergusonDeputy Director, Licensing & Entrepreneurship, Office of Technology Transfer, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA
  • Juan Garcia Soria – Managing Partner, BioSeed Capital, Barcelona/Spain & London/UK
  • Keith GraffPrincipal, ECG Management Consultants, Chicago, USA
  • Chris HowieDepartment of International Trade, United Kingdom, London, UK (TBC)
  • Mike Johnson – Managing Director, St George Street Capital, London, UK (TBC)
  • Juan Carlos LopezManaging Director, Haystack Science, New York, USA
  • Manuel Lopez FigueroaManaging Director, Bay City Capital, San Francisco, USA (TBC)
  • Antoine Mialhe – Managing Director, FTI Consulting, Brussels, Belgium (TBC)
  • Vinit NijhawanSerial Entrepreneur, Founder & Investor, UnitedLex Corporation, Boston, USA
  • Alvaro Ossa DaruichDirector de Transferencia y Desarrollo, Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Vibhu SachdevTechnology Licensing Officer, Weill Cornell Medical College,New York, USA
  • Anil SadaranganiDirector of Innovation, Universidad de los Andes
  • Sally Shorthose – Partner, Bird & Bird Solicitors, London, UK
  • Luis Alejandro Silva – Vice Rector of Research, Universidad de los Andes
  • Christian J. Suojanen – Co-Founder & Chairman, TTS Global Initiative, USA
  • Paul Tully – Partner, MBHB LLP, Chicago, USA
  • Morris S. Berrie – Co-Founder & Chairman, TTS Global Initiative, Cambridge, UK
  • Dmitry Vinarov – Partner, MBHB LLP, Chicago, USA
  • Matias Vial – Vice Rector for University Relations, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile
  • Leandro Vechter – Associate Director of Business Development (TO BE CONFIRMED), Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA