(current and former mentors, speakers & judges)
Barbara Dalton Venture Capital/Biotechnology Pfizer Ventures
Barbara J. Dalton, Ph.D. joined Pfizer in 2007 to manage the Pfizer Ventures Investments team within the Worldwide Business Development organization. She is responsible for growing their corporate venture activities, managing the corporation's private equity portfolio, advising on structured equity transactions and driving novel transactions to achieve corporate objectives. Barbara has over 15 years of corporate venture capital experience in the pharmaceutical industry supporting and managing teams involved in direct and indirect healthcare investing. She has managed over 30 fund investments and 80 diverse company investments in the US and Europe and has had direct investing responsibility for biotechnology therapeutic and platform companies, as well as some healthcare IT and service businesses. For example: Alere, Ciphergen, Corixa, Genset, Gliatech, Gryphon, iJet, Lexicon, OGS, Third Wave, Rib-X Pharmaceuticals. In her current role, Barbara serves as the Chair of the board for Celladon.
Mentor since June, 2014