Animal Health Summit LIVE Leaders Circle

Are you suffering from digital participation fatigue? Are you tired of being on video calls where you are continually being talked at and not able to participate in the discussion? Us too!

The 2021 Digital Animal Health Summit is excited to present engaging real-time virtual discussions on some of the industry's most pressing topics.

The LIVE Leaders Circle provides attendees an intimate and interactive experience with some of the world's greatest minds in animal health leadership and investment. These informal conversations allow attendees to ask questions and receive answers in real-time, all from the comfort of their office or favorite couch.


 TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2021
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. CDT        

LIVE Leaders Circle | Executive Panel - Insights From Top Leaders

  • Kristin Bonham | Vice President Animal Nutrition and Health North America, DSM
  • Rick DeLuca | President, Merck Animal Health
  • Randolph Legg | President and Head of Commercial Business, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
  • Jesper Nordengaard | President, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.
  • Kimberly Young | President, Animal Health Corridor | Moderator

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CDT

LIVE Leaders Circle | Innovation in Animal Health, Past, Present and Future: A History of Disruption and Development of New Markets

  • A look back on the sources of innovation in the animal health industry and how waves of innovation disrupted the industry and developed new markets.
  • Explore current and future innovation trends in large corporations and startup companies that will likely fuel future disruption and new technologies.

    • Fabian Kausche, Dr.med.vet, M.S. | President and Owner, FK Consulting, LLC
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. CDT

LIVE Leaders Circle | Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - driving diversity into Ag and Animal Health

  • Join National Geographic’s “Critter Fixers: Country Vets” stars Dr. Terrence Ferguson and Dr. Vernard Hodges for a Q&A session on one of the industry’s most pressing topics; DEI.
  • Hear first hand how Dr. Ferguson and Dr. Hodges’ journey has inspired them to help the younger generation looking into veterinary medicine.
     
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. CDT

LIVE Leaders Circle | It's Time!

  • Hear directly from the Corridor Board on the successes of the industry, our focus on the future, continued impact of the Spirit of Service program and our role in ensuring our industry is fostering a diverse talent pool.
  • We will also pay tribute to the industry pioneers that we lost last year.

    • Simon Walley | Managing Director, Biomin America, Inc. - Chairman
    • Spencer Breithaupt | Vice President of Sales & Supply Chain Solutions, AmerisourceBergen MWI Animal Health- Vice Chairman
    • Scott Bormann | Senior Vice President, North America, Merck Animal Health

    • Margan Mulvaney | Executive Director, Human Resources, Merck Animal Health

    • Chris Ragland | CEO, Animalytix, LLC
    • Karthik Ramachandran, Ph.D. | Vice President & Co-Founder, Likarda, LLC

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2021
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. CDT

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LIVE Leaders Circle | Transforming Marketing Operations In Animal Health – Going Digital

  • How animal health companies are moving from traditional marketing to digital marketing - why is it critical?
  • How COVID-19 has driven change in marketing operations and how areas of focus have evolved

    • Nancy Davidson | Digital Transformation Lead, Merck Animal Health 
    • Kimberly Gnatt | Chief Digital Officer, Elanco
    • Nitin Raizada | Vice President, Commercial Innovation, Indegene | Moderator
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CDT

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LIVE Leaders Circle | Customer Panel

  • Voice of the Customer Journey
  • Hear directly from producer, veterinarian, retailer and the Dean of a veterinary college
  • Products need to be convenient, safe and applicable

    • Gail C. Golab, PhD, DVM, MANZCVS, DACAW | Chief Veterinary Officer, American Veterinary Medical Association 
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. CDT

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LIVE Leaders Circle | Go to Market Strategy

  • How to communicate to customers
  • How to organize a sales and marketing team
  • How companies need to adapt post COVID



      THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2021
    10:00 - 11:00 a.m. CDT                      

    LIVE Leaders Circle | Future Trends

    • Matthew Salois, Ph.D. | Chief Economist, AVMA



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