Moderator Peter Degen - Managing Director, Kurmann Partners
Panelist Yari Marin - Technical Center Manager, AbbVie
Panelist Chris Yochim - Strategic Advisor, HOYA
The skills and tools to ensure that positive partnerships are made and managed can vary greatly between companies, teams and even products. How can you position your company to ensure you start off on the right foot? What role do outside advisers play in kicking off collaboration opportunities and how much of the skill set for managing alliances needs to be brought in-house? How much continuity does there need to be between dealmaking and deal managing? How can smaller companies access the networks and connections that open the right partnership possibilities?