Dr. Barbhaiya is a pharmaceutical executive with more than 30 years’ experience in pharmaceutical R&D, over twenty years in large pharma and the last ten years as an entrepreneur. Rashmi is one of the founders and was CEO and Managing Director of Advinus Therapeutics, a research-based pharma company located in Bangalore and Pune, India. He was President of R&D at Ranbaxy and a Vice President at Bristol-Myers Squibb. He earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacology from the St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, University of London, with post-doctoral training at the University of Florida and University of Wisconsin. He is an author of over 150 publications in peer reviewed journals.