Art Tipton, Southern Research Institute

July 25, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Arthur J. Tipton

President & CEO, Southern Research Institute

Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., assumed the role of president and CEO of Southern Research in 2013. Previously, he worked in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries for 25 years, participating in the growth aspects of three start-up companies, one that went public and two acquired by public companies. Tipton serves on multiple boards including the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Foundation, the Birmingham Business Alliance Executive Board, Innovation Depot and the external advisory Board to both the School of Business and the Biomedical Engineering Department at UAB. He has led or participated in multiple transactions, including sell-side and buy-side acquisitions and licenses. Tipton has 42 issued U.S. patents, 30 published U.S. patent applications, and numerous foreign equivalents, with more than 70 presentations and publications.