Jukka Muhonen is a lawyer (Master of Laws, University of Helsinki -94; LL.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -96) and MBA (Henley Business School -09) by training, Jukka V. Muhonen holds some 20 years of experience in dealing with a variety of legal, commercial and corporate issues in high tech industries. During his 16 years in the pharmaceutical industry he has lead a number of different expert organizations at Orion Corporation, Espoo, Finland, including a long tenure as Orion Corporation’s Head of Legal and IPR. For the past six years he has been responsible for the Global Business Development and Alliance Management operations at Orion. Through his varied global practice ranging from law and intellectual property to business development, licensing and alliance management he has developed extensive experience in both building, managing and restructuring commercial collaboration relationships. He is also a CEDR accredited mediator. He prides in being solution oriented and a respected and trusted negotiator and partner for his various constituencies, whether for finding new value through partnering and collaborations or reasoned outcomes in any collaboration and/or contracting challenge.