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Course Instructor

Mukund (Mike) Yelvigi

Principal and Managing Partner, Center for Pharmaceutical Integration, LLC


Mukund (Mike) Yelvigi is Principal and Managing Partner at Center for Pharmaceutical Integration LLC, which provides consultation services to the industry in the areas of CMC support & technology integration, and transfers (mergers & acquisitions). He retired as Sr. Director and Head of CMC Therapeutic Area Management function at Pfizer/ Wyeth Inc. NY. He had responsibility for the coordination of CMC activities related to drug substance synthesis, drug product formulation, analytical development, and regulatory filing for several therapeutic areas. He has over thirty years of extensive experience in pharmaceutical formulation, process development/scale-up, process validation, manufacturing, and pre-approval inspections, and has successfully launched several products globally.

He obtained his undergraduate degree in Pharmacy from Bombay University and graduate degree from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.

He is an adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics at the School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, and an active member of AAPS, ISPE, AAiPS, and FIP. He was the Chairperson of the AAPS Manufacturing Science & Engineering section and is also an executive committee member of the Industrial Pharmacy Section of FIP. He is an editorial board member of the Pharma Times journal.

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