PROJECT 1: Led Development of a Cellular Therapy System for Immunology & CAR-T
R&D PMO: Project Lead
Leading 30 scientists, systems engineers, ME’s, EE’s and software engineers in a multi-year program developing 2 new platforms for CAR-T and key immunology and stem cell programs. Platforms include capital equipment, disposable kits (bags, tubing sets, etc.), integrated software and software applications.
PROJECT 2: Developed Business Plans Driving Freeze Dried Plasma Research
Business Development Lead
Performed national research guiding development for freeze-dried human blood plasma. Interviewed KOLs, SMEs and end users across the USA in trauma, surgery, ICU and pre-hospital markets to guide product development, to build financial business plans, and to learn the scale and type of potential non-military uses.
PROJECT 3: Propelled an Innovative Spinal Surgeon To Early Entrepreneurial Success
CEO Advisor and Interim Chief Commercial Officer
Guided spinal surgeon entrepreneur in development of a new spinal surgery instruments company. Led rebranding, repositioning, and commercial plan. Assumed the Chief Commercial role to support the CEO. Closed the company's 1st sales and opened several new hospital accounts in Colorado and Chicago.
PROJECT 4: Guided Strategic Plan Development and Catalyzed Strategic Partnership
New Strategic Plan and Strategic Plan Facilitator
Developed and led a completely new process for strategic planning and guided development of the strategic plan and annual budget plan for the incoming CEO. Uncovered opportunities and threats previous undiscovered. Accelerated key M&A partnership with 2nd largest blood system in the USA.
PROJECT 5: Developed 5 Year Product Development Roadmap for Drug Compounder
Product Development Innovation & Integration Lead
Led a cross-functional re-imagining and developed a 5 year forward-looking product development roadmap of the industry leader's core product platform. Platform includes capital equipment, disposable kits, integrated software and software applications. The company was acquired for its leadership position in this market immediately after the roadmap was unveiled.
PROJECT 6: Advanced Artificial Intelligence Translating/Simplifying Physician Notes in EHRs
Advisor to data scientist entrepreneur developing life-saving artificial intelligence (AI)
Mentor and advisor to brilliant computer scientist developing industry changing AI to accurately translate and simplify physician notes in patient's EHR. Won $250K Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) National Institutes of Health (NIH) Phase 1 grant, completed 6-week National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corp program. Pending Phase 2 SBIR grant and M&A opportunities.