Harsha Murthy is an experienced pharmaceuticals/finance executive with expertise in pharmaceutical operations, strategy, deal origination, strategic partnerships, and finance. Previously, Harsha was the Founding and Managing Partner of Konanda Pharma Partners, a private equity fund investing in mature branded pharmaceuticals. Prior to Konanda he served as the Executive Vice President and Corporate Head of Strategic Planning and Business Development for King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Earlier he was Vice President of Business Strategy and Administration at Eyetech Pharmaceuticals (one of the most successful biotech companies in history) and was a Managing Director at GE Capital’s Structured Finance Group. Mr. Murthy also has served on a number of boards for pharma, biotech, corporate and non-profit organizations, including Electrolux Corporation, MedDEV Inc., Validus Pharmaceuticals, Fontus Pharmaceuticals, New York City Digital Health Technology Breakthrough Network, Rx Bandz LLC, and the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation. A trusted advisor to numerous pharma and biotech companies, he is a sought-after lecturer to industry groups, business schools, and universities. Mr. Murthy holds degrees from Duke and Stanford.