Mukund “Mike” Yelvigi; Principal and Managing Partner, Center for Pharmaceutical Integration, LLC. New Jersey
is Principal and Managing Partner at Center for Pharmaceutical Integration LLC, which provides consultation service to the industry in the area of CMC support &Technology Integration and Transfers (mergers & acquisitions). He retired as Sr. Director and Head of CMC Therapeutic Area Management function at Pfizer/Wyeth Inc. NY. He had responsibility for co-ordination of CMC activities related to drug substance synthesis, drug product formulation, analytical development and regulatory filing for several therapeutic areas. He has over thirty years extensive experience in pharmaceutical formulation, process development/scale-up, process validation, manufacturing and pre-approval inspections and has successfully launched several products globally. Earlier to this, he was Head of Process Development and clinical supply group at Hoffman-La Roche Company, New Jersey. Other companies he has worked include Parke Davis (USA), G.D Searle and Organon Inc. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Pharmacy from Bombay University and graduate degree in Pharmacy, from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
He is an adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics at the School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi. He is an active member of AAPS, ISPE, AAiPS, FIP and has lectured at many symposiums in the pharmaceutical technology, drug development areas. He was the Chairperson of the AAPS Manufacturing Science & Engineering section and is also an Executive committee member of the Industrial Pharmacy Section of FIP. He is a editorial board member of Pharma Times journal.
Michael J. Valazza,
Vice President of Business Development, Catalent Pharma Solutions