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Alexander W. Casdin

Alexander W. Casdin MBA ’96

Alexander Casdin is CFO of Protox Therapeutics. He has 15 years of life science related financial experience. He most recently served as vice president of finance at Amylin Pharmaceuticals where he oversaw the financial planning and analysis, treasury, and investor relations groups. Prior to his position at Amylin, he founded Casdin Advisors LLC where he served as a strategic advisor to the life sciences industry. Before founding Casdin Advisors, Mr. Casdin served as CEO and portfolio manager at Cooper Hill Partners, a dedicated health care investment firm, and prior to that served as portfolio manager of the Pequot Health Care Fund. Previously, Mr. Casdin worked at the Dreyfus Corporation as a health care analyst, covering all areas of health care. Mr. Casdin graduated with an AB in Political Science from Brown University and an MBA, Beta Gamma Sigma, from Columbia Business School.


2014 Social Enterprise Conference

Millennials Rising: What's Next for Sustainability?

When: October 31, 2014,
8:30 am-6:00pm

The Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
Between 45th and 46th Streets
New York, NY 10036

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The annual Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia Business School brings together thought leaders from across private, nonprofit, public, and academic sectors to share best practices, debate critical issues, and collaborate on innovative concepts to inspire change. Through interactive sessions, keynote speakers, workshops, a pitch competition, and networking opportunities, the conference presents guests with the opportunity to partake in the most important business and societal conversation of this new era. For updates on speakers and sessions, please visit the conference website.

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Summer Fellowship Program

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