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Founding and Operating Multiple Enterprises
Founding one company seems hard enough but Jim Knighton seems to have successfully tackled two startups at the same time. Listen as Jim shares how he overcame obstacles he encountered when he was set out to develop disruptive technology in the biotech industry while developing an elite class of wine from his own vineyard.
About Jim Knighton
Jim Knighton is the President and Co-founder of Avid Biotics, a company that generates non-antibody proteins that that target bacteria, viruses or cancer cells for human therapeutic and prophylactic uses, as well as food safety biodefense and animal husbandry. He is also the owner a Knighton Family Vineyards. Formerly he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from the University of Notre Dame, a Master’s of Science in Genetics from the University of Pennsylvania and received an MBA from Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.