Dec. 12: FastForward Entrepreneurship Speaker Series presents Jim Stefansic
Lecture by Jim Stefansic ’94: “Founding Pathfinder Therapeutics: From Technology Transfer to Venture Capital to Market”
4 p.m., Thursday, December 12
Stieff Silver Building
The 2013 FastForward Entrepreneurship Speaker Series launches on Thursday, December 12 at 4 p.m. with a lecture by Jim Stefansic.
Stefansic served as the co-founder and chief operating officer of Pathfinder Therapeutics, Inc., a medical device company, where he was instrumental in helping the company raise over $17 million in both venture capital and SBIR funding and bringing the company’s product to market.
Currently, as director of commercialization at Launch Tennessee, a public-private a public-private partnership focused on the creation and development of high-growth companies, Stefansic focuses on technology-based economic development.
Stefansic received his BS in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and his MBA from Belmont University, where he is an Adjunct Professor of Business.