Guest Speaker Dmitri Drone joined SMIF on April 23rd, 2018. Mr. Drone graduated from Bucknell with a degree in Accounting and holds a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is currently head of PwC’s Deals business for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, which assists in M&A transactions within the sector. Prior to that, Mr. Drone worked in audit services at PwC.
Mr. Drone spent his time explaining the process behind creating valuations for biotech companies. He started his talk by explaining the biotech presence, walked the class through the drug approval & regulatory process, and steps to creating valuations for biotech companies. Mr. Drone ended his presentation by sharing his criteria for identifying valuable biotech companies. The SMIF class enjoyed the interactive and engaging discussion and we thank Mr. Drone for taking time to speak with us.