Dr. Mishra (Ex-Genentech, Ex-NCI, Ex-NIH) is the Founder and CEO of Agility Pharmaceuticals. He is a serial entrepreneur who founded his first company after graduating high school, and second company during his PhD. Since then, he has accumulated a wealth of experienced by building, investing and advising numerous other companies. He is an investor/ co-founder/ board member of a few US based corporations focused on accelerating drug discovery & development, blockchain & digital health. Dr. Mishra is also founding president & CEO of American Association for Precision Medicine (AAPM) and is leading research efforts focused on preventing & curing chronic diseases; not only treating the sick but also providing knowledge/tools to individuals to live longer, healthier lives.
Widely recognized as a thought leader in the field of Technology and Healthcare, Dr. Mishra has keynoted, chaired, curated and organized numerous successful international conferences. Prior to Agility Pharma, Dr. Mishra served as a scientist and Principal Investigator at Genentech, Roche. Moreover, his passion for drug development and precision medicine has led to identification of new drug targets, biomarkers, companion diagnostics and several drugs/ combinations in the clinic.
His research work has been recognized globally by over 40 prestigious awards and honors. Due to his unique perspective & selfless service, he is highly respected & sought-after mentor to many. The companies that he has advised have raised multimillion dollars. Notably, he serves as a mentor and advisor to startup accelerators such as IndieBio, Health2.0’s Project Zygote and CLSI FAST program, to help grow California’s life sciences innovation ecosystem.