AICC(WA)’s Cisco Technology Series (TS) Sundowner
21 September 2016
Banquet Hall, University Club of Western Australia, The UWA, Hackett Drive, Entrance 1, Crawley
AICC(WA)’s Cisco Technology Series (TS) Sundowner featuring Yaacov Michlin, President & CEO of Yissum – Research Development Company of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Yaacov Michlin has served as Yissum’s President and Chief Executive Officer since 2009, during which time he has led more than 250 licensing deals and the creation of more than 30 startup companies. Mr. Michlin also led Yissum to the signing of long term collaborations with Roche, P&G , Coca Cola and other multinational companies. He also led the creation and capital raising of Yissum’s new holding company Integra, that acts as a VC to fund biotech projects of the Hebrew University. Currently, Mr. Michlin serves as Chairman and board member of some of Yissum’s leading spin-off companies in the biotech, agriculture and materials fields. He has also served over the past three years as Co-Chairman of the Israeli Tech Transfer Organization. Before joining Yissum, Yaacov Michlin was involved in consulting to pharmaceutical, hi-tech and biomedical companies (including Teva, Bioline, CBI and Brainsway) in various technology commercialization deals, licensing agreements, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions and joint venture collaborations. Mr. Michlin holds a Bachelor of Law and Economics, cum laude, and a Master of Law degree, both from Bar-Ilan University, Israel, and a MBA, cum laude, from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.
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