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CBI Announces Keynote Speakers for iPharma 2014
BOSTON, MA CBI is pleased to announce two high profile keynote speakers for iPharma 2014, taking place May 8-9, 2014 in New York, NY. The 13th Annual Forum is the most compelling and comprehensive marketing meeting for life sciences professionals. iPharma 2014 unites the whos who in the world of digital marketing, strategy, branding, innovation, media, application development and IT to share the latest trends and real world approaches to developing effective, innovative and compliant marketing campaigns.
This years Keynotes will be delivered by Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of reddit and Bill Capodagli, bestselling author of Innovate the Pixar Way.

Alexis Ohanian is a startup founder and investor in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from UVA in 2005, Alexis and his co-founder Steve Huffman started reddit, a top 50 US website. Now a reddit board member, Alexis focuses on social enterprise Breadpig, publishing authors like xkcd and SMBC - with profits donated to worthy causes. Alexis helped launch hipmunk and ran marketing/pr/community before becoming an advisor and joining the fight against SOPA & PIPA. He invests and advises over 70 tech startups. He's Y Combinator's Ambassador to the East, co-founder of the non-profit IHAS and wrote a national bestselling book, Without Their Permission. He also has a show on The Verge called Small Empires about NY tech startups - the founders who create and the people who use these digital platforms. Along the way, Alexis spoke at TED, volunteered in Armenia as a Kiva Fellow, and was named on Forbes 30 Under 30 list two years in a row (and then turned 30). He proudly doodled the logos for all three of his startups and loves his cat, Karma.
Bill Capodagli, with over three decades of management consulting and corporate research expertise, co-authored The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company. Fortune magazine cited The Disney Way as a -best business book- and -so useful, you may whistle while you work.- Bills latest book, co-authored by Lynn Jackson, is the definitive account of Pixars creative culture Innovate the Pixar Way: Business Lessons from the Worlds Most Creative Corporate Playground. Bill also co-authored the enormously popular The Disney Way Fieldbook: How to Implement Walt Disney's Vision of "Dream, Believe, Dare, Do" in Your Company and Leading at the Speed of Change: Using New Economy Rules to Invigorate Old Economy Companies. Bill holds degrees in economics and mathematics from Illinois State University. His expertise in leadership, innovation and customer service has been the catalyst for transforming the cultures of numerous organizations. In the past decade, Bill Capodagli has become one of the most recognizable international keynote speakers on the cultures of Disney and Pixar.
Executives from Arbor Pharmaceuticals, Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Bayer, Biogen Idec, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, CSL Behring, Draftfcb Healthcare, EMD Serono, Gartner, GE Healthcare, Inspirion Pharmaceuticals, Lilly, Lundbeck, Merck, Novartis, Ova Science, Pfizer, Purdue, Roche, Shire, Time Inc, UCB, Voltarra Pharmaceuticals, WPP and many other leading organizations join Ohanian and Capodagli to round out the highly anticipated agenda. iPharma 2014 is the industrys premier meeting place for cutting-edge content, second-to-none networking and unparalleled programming. For more information or agenda updates, please visit

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