Tugrul T. Kararli received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Florida in 1984 and MBA from DePaul University in 1999. Dr. Kararli worked at Searle/Pharmacia for 18 years with responsibilities in pharmaceutics, product development, drug delivery and life cycle management. In 2003, Dr. Kararli founded PharmaCircle LLC, a knowledge management organization serving top 20 pharmaceutical companies as well as numerous commercial and emerging stage life sciences companies and suppliers across the globe. PharmaCircle services provide mission critical information and analysis pertaining to research, development and commercial aspects of the broader pharmaceutical industry, helping clients effectively manage internal productivity. Dr. Kararli has authored numerous research articles on various aspects of pharmaceutics and drug delivery and holds more than a dozen US and international patents.