Melissa Carpenter, PhD


Dr. Carpenter received a Ph.D. in the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine and is Principal at Carpenter Consulting Group. For the last 15 years, she has worked on the development of cell therapies using human adult and embryonic stem cells, in academia and industry.

David J. Kappos

Intellectual Property Strategy

David J. Kappos is a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.  He is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost leaders in the field of intellectual property, including intellectual property management and strategy.