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Innovation Night

November 12, 2014

5:00 pm Reception | 7:30 pm Performance

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Connect with hundreds of top innovators in San Diego and from around the world

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Innovation Night is the Playhouse's annual, sell-out networking event. Now in its eighth year, Innovation Night brings together over 500 leaders of San Diego’s biotech and high-tech and associated service industries for an extraordinary evening of cocktails, food, mingling and world class theatre. Enjoy photos from the 2013 event here!


Don Rosenberg, EVP & General Counsel, Qualcomm
Ivor Royston, Managing Partner, Forward Ventures
Tim Scott, President, Pharmatek Laboratories


Innovation Night 2013 Sponsors

Co-Host Sponsors:

Bridgepoint EducationDomain AssociatesForward Ventures / Carson Royston Group Halozyme Therapeutics
Johnson & Johnson InnovationMerck & Co, Inc.Mission PartnersPfizerResMedSanofi


Scott Arnold, Principal, MBF Solutions
Weston Anson, Chairman, CONSOR
Alice Campbell, Principal, Barney & Barney
Ian Campbell, President & CEO, Mission Partners
Steven Chinowsky, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Jack DeFranco, President & CEO, Targeson, Inc.
Edward Dennis, Ph.D., Professor, UCSD School of Medicine
Brian Dovey, Partner, Domain Associates
Mick Farrell, CEO, ResMed
Gregory Fond, Assoc. Director - Strategy & Innovation, Sanofi R&D
Gregory Frost, Ph.D., President & CEO, Halozyme Therapeutics
Noel Gillespie, Partner, Procopio
Alan Gold, Chairman & CEO, BioMed Realty
Santosh Kesari, Director of Neuro-oncology, UCSD Moores Cancer Center
Cheston Larson, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Kris Lichter, Principal, DuMonde Ventures
Sacha Mackels, Financial Advisor, Tax & Financial Group
David Marchesani, Director, VentureTown, USA
Dan Minteer, Partner, Duane Morris LLP
Tom Murphy, SVP, Biotechnology Practice Leader, Solomon Page Life Sciences
Daniel T. Palmer, SVP, Private Client Advisor, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
Joe Panetta, President & CEO, BIOCOM
Omar Perez, Ph.D., Diagnostics Lead, Assoc. Director, Worldwide R&D, Oncology, Pfizer
Karim Pirani, CEO, DonorNation
Steven M. Strauss, Partner, Cooley LLP
Jim Schaeffer, Exec. Director, Worldwide Licensing & Research, Merck & Co.

For information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Jill McIntyre Kelly at (858) 550-1070 x 137 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .