Cyndi is currently a Venture Partner for CT Innovations, Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm and the leading source of financing and ongoing support for innovative, growing companies in CT. Previously, she was Lead of Search and Evaluation Worldwide Business Development at Pfizer with responsibility for anti-infectives and vaccines. Cyndi has broad biotech and pharma experience in business development, venture investing, strategy, diligence and consulting. Her technical expertise in marketed and clinical stage assets, technologies, diagnostics, research platforms and patents and has resulted in a multitude of licensing agreements, investments, acquisitions and divestitures for both big pharma and small biotech. In addition to support of CI, she also currently mentors and provides consultant expertise for a variety of innovative start-ups in the tristate area.