Osagie Imasogie GL'85
Adjunct Professor of Law
Osagie Imasogie (GL'85) has over 30 years of experience in the fields of law, finance and business management, healthcare, and the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to co-founding PIPV Capital, a Private Equity firm focused on the Life Sciences space, in which he is the Senior Managing Partner, Mr. Imasogie conceptualized and established GlaxoSmithKline Ventures and was its founding Vice President. He led GSK Ventures in concluding over 30 worldwide transactions, in which the team invested various GSK R&D non-progressed assets into various companies and/or as the basis of starting new companies.
Prior to this role within GSK, Mr. Imasogie was a Vice President for Product Development Strategy at SmithKline Beecham. Prior to this role at SmithKline, he was the Founding Senior Vice President for Business Development and General Counsel at Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. He also previously served as a DuPont Merck Vice President for International Sales and Marketing and General Counsel to DuPont Merck's International, Manufacturing and Generic Drug Divisions. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he teaches a seminar on "Intellectual Property and National Economic Value Creation" and has served as the I Grant Irey Adjunct Professor.
Mr. Imasogie was a co-Founder and former President, CEO and Chairman of Ception Therapeutics. Inc. and Trigenesis Therapeutics Inc. He was the founder of Iroko Pharmaceuticals, iCeutica, Inc. as well as iLera Healthcare where he serves as Chairman of the Board. In addition, he serves on the Board of Haverford Trust, StoneRidge Investment Partners and is the Chair of the Advisory Board for Quoin Capital. He is also a member of the Board of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
At Penn, Mr. Imasogie is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Law School. He is the 2008 recipient of the Penn Law School Alumni Award of Merit. His and his wife Losenge's support of the Law School includes the Imasogie Gateway entrance to the Law School and the Osagie & Losenge Imasogie Endowed Scholarship.
Mr. Imasogie is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University. He serves as the Chairman of the Budget & Finance Committee in addition to being a member of the Executive Committee, the Audit & Compliance Committee and the James Brister Society.