Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
Osagie Imasogie P'13 to speak at Commencement
The Pennington School has announced that Osagie Imasogie will be the speaker at the 2013 Commencement exercises on Saturday, June 1. Mr. Imasogie is senior managing partner of Phoenix IP Ventures in Philadelphia. His daughter, Masoma, is a member of the Class of 2013.
Mr. Imasogie has over thirty years of experience in the fields of law, finance, business management, health care, and the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to co-founding Phoenix IP Ventures, he has been a senior corporate executive with various companies such as GSK, SmithKline, DuPont Merck, and Endo Pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Imasogie holds postgraduate degrees from the London School of Economics and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he is an adjunct professor. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.
A former Price Waterhouse corporate finance partner, Mr. Imasogie has also been a practicing attorney in the fields of corporate, corporate finance, taxation, and intellectual property law. He is chairman of Iroko Pharmaceuticals and iCeutica Inc. and is the former chairman, CEO, and founder of Ception Therapeutics. He serves on the boards of several pharmaceutical, biotech, and financial services companies, as well as those of several domestic or international charities and civic organizations.