Varshal Davé has built a professional career becoming a better scientist, businessman and entrepreneur. He spent his career in sales & marketing roles in the life sciences/biotech industry after formal training as a molecular biologist. Varshal completed his undergraduate degree at Duke University, before continuing his education at University of Texas at Arlington and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas where he studied biology, biochemistry and molecular biology respectively. After a time spent in the research lab, he worked extensively in the business side of the life sciences industry first in sales, then eventually marketing and business development. As an experienced professional, he eventually worked his way to corporate senior leadership positions where he continues to consult to this day. Varshal is the President of the Davé Group, a team of experienced life-science professionals focused on helping companies scale by providing the tools and guidance needed to accelerate growth in sales, marketing, infrastructure, operations, and fundraising. In his personal life, he is married to Maureen and has two small children, Zara and Nikhil. As a parent, Varshal is very interested in making sure there is mental health support for all children and is excited to use his professional skills to help ACGC advance their goals.