Pari is a senior innovation professional, who specialises in identifying, building and validating newopportunities for major global companies and emerging start-ups. He has 10 years of experience of leading innovation and strategy projects for many of the world’s largest medical device and pharmaceutical companies, with a focus on discovering opportunities through user, market and technology insights. Project have included the development of broad biosimilar defence strategies, the development of disruptive propositions from unmet clinical needs and IP landscaping activities to identify white spaces in crowded areas. He has worked within consulting and corporateenvironments, with a focus on understanding the issues in the “real-life” implementation of new opportunities for innovation. Pari has additionally led innovation and strategy programmes in multiple other industries,including FMCG, consumer health, drug delivery, surgical and critical care; specialising in lifesciences and diagnostics. Through these wide-ranging experiences, he has created and used manydifferent tools for innovation, to capture the lessons learned and to enable the efficient discovery ofboth innovative and robust new offerings in different markets.By background, Pari has a BSc in Biochemistry and a PhD in Genetics, with a specialism in thecommercialization of early-stage technologies.