IO Frontiers World 2019


Akshay Peer, PhD

Akshay Peer, PhD

Vice President of Sales & Account Management, Trakcel
Akshay Peer, PhD. is one of the founders of TrakCel and has played a number of roles within the company since company’s inception including sales and operations. Akshay has a PhD in electronics engineering and completed his doctorate in an industrial collaboration with UK’s largest construction company-Laing O’Rourke, where Akshay designed and created a novel solution to manage the construction value chain based on RFID technology. Prior to TrakCel, Akshay was an Innovation Fellow at University of Wales and lead commercial research projects related to lasers, opto-electronics, LED multiplexers, RFID, biometrics, etc. and assisted Welsh companies in launching more than 12 products over three years. Akshay has also setup a B2B trade platform for Welsh companies to sell their products to Indian counterparts by establishing partnerships with SME Chamber of India and South Wales Chamber of Commerce.
  • "Great venue to solidify and harmonize on the current challenges facing this sector - in real time. The caliber of the speakers and session contents was premier. “
    Dolores Baksh
    Innovation Leader, GE Healthcare
  • “A great event to learn about the hurdles that are needed to be overcome to get through the clinic.”
    Devin Bridgen
    Scientist, strategic partnerships, SQZ Biotech
  • "It was a great opportunity to share current data and thinking about the development of therapeutics directed at modulating the immune response to cancer."
    Lance Leopold
    Vice President, Head of Oncology Development, Incyte Corporation
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    Dr James Trager
    Vice President, Research & Product Development, Dendreon
  • “In the rapidly moving Advanced Therapy market, Phacilitate remains one of the premier events.”
    David James
    CEO, Scinogy