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Speaker

Karthik Ramachandran, PhD

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, LIKARDA, LLC
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Karthik Ramachandran has always had a passion for merging his activities in engineering, medicine, and business. After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology, Karthik pursued his interest in tissue engineering in graduate school. He completed his PhD in bioengineering in 2012 at the University of Kansas and gained valuable business and entrepreneurship experience along the way as an Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation Fellow. Karthik has authored several peer-reviewed publications and patents. He also has received several awards since founding Likarda, including “20 in their Twenties” from Ingram’s Magazine and was named a “Top Young Entrepreneur to Watch” by Under30CEO. He has also completed the Real-Life Leadership program through BioKansas. Karthik is Chair of the Board for BioKansas and sits on the Advisory Board for the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor. Karthik is a board member of Likarda.

In his free time, Karthik enjoys snowboarding, playing Ultimate, woodworking and DIY projects, cooking a wide variety of cuisines, and is honing his baking skillset by mastering macarons, which are greatly appreciated by the Likarda staff.
Speaking In
11:05 AM - 11:50 AM (EDT)
Thursday, June 17

This event brings together thought leaders from the across the biotechnology ecosystem to share…

[On Demand]
Likarda is a biotech company focused on becoming the leading cell formulation company for delivery…