Dr Arsia Amir-Aslani is the program director of the Specialized Master “Management of Biotechnology Companies” at Grenoble Ecole de Management. He is a former investment banker and was a senior marketing executive at a healthcare consultancy firm, where he provided consulting services to US and European life sciences companies. Arsia has more than 20 years of experience in the biotechnology & pharmaceutical sectors from a capital market, consulting and industry perspective. He holds a Ph.D. in Molecular and Structural Pharmacology from the University of Paris, Pierre et Marie-Curie, as well as a M.Sc. in International Management from the University of Paris, Sorbonne. Furthermore, Dr Amir-Aslani has been Adjunct Professor of Competitive Intelligence in the M.Sc. “Innovation and Management of Technology” at the University of Paris, Panthéon-Sorbonne. He has numerous publications in both academic and practioner journals.