Kiki Patel, PharmD
Kiki Patel, PharmD has >10 years of experience in the life sciences sector, both on the consultancy and corporate side.
At the Gilmartin Group, Kiki advises a portfolio of public and private biotech clients on all aspects of investor relations and capital markets. She provides counsel on financing strategy, including venture capital, crossovers, IPOs, follow-on offerings, private placements and PIPEs.
Her in-house biopharma experience enables her to get actively involved with her clients, offering strategic counsel to biotech companies in all stages of development.
Prior to joining Gilmartin Group, Kiki worked as a Medical Science Liaison at various biopharma companies. She started her career in big pharma at [Genentech/Roche, AstraZeneca, Sanofi/Genzyme] and later transitioned to a biotech small cap, where she worked closely with the management team [NASDAQ: KPTI].
Kiki holds her Series 79, 63 and 82 securities licenses. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy and Bachelors of Science degrees from Northeastern University in Boston. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at the VA Medical Center followed by a fellowship in oncology medical affairs.
Early in her career, Kiki was a licensed clinical pharmacist. She held an academic appointment as a professor at MCPHS University, where she taught a “Biopharmaceutical Industry” course.
Interesting Facts About Kiki
- Moved cross-country from Boston to Southern California to pursue a lifelong dream. While she remains a die-hard New England Patriots (and TB12) fan, she has quickly assimilated to dancing with the palm trees and chasing sunsets
- Lives to eat her way through the world, one bite at a time. She rates everywhere she has wined and dined through her restaurant blog
- Completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training with her mum, who is also her personal trainer.