2020-2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Lalit Gaur, MBA, CLPTM is a seasoned business development and licensing executive with over 20 years of proven track record in leading business development and licensing (BD&L) transactions, alliances, strategy, and deal making. Currently, as Global Head of BD&L, Lalit leads a team responsible for executing BD&L transactions and strategy for VETOQUINOL, one of the globally leading pharmaceutical companies focused on animal health. Prior to joining VETOQUINOL, Lalit led and founded a management consulting advising clients ranging from governments to startup on BD&L transactions. Lalit has served in many BD&L capacities and across many segments of the life sciences industry. He started his career in human medical diagnostics, then to life sciences research and on to leading BD&L for Novartis AH, then to his current role. Lalit has been a member of the Licensing Executives Society for more than 15 years and currently serves as Chair of the Life Sciences Sector. Over the last decade or so, Lalit has remained very active with life sciences serving as a mentor, a judge to the business plan competition, and co-chair of many sub-committees in the Life Sciences Sector. He earned an MBA from Rice University and MS in Biology (Molecular) from Texas A&M.