PROJECT 1: CAR-T & Immunology (Cellular Therapy) Platform Development
Innovation & Development 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: Freeze Dried Plasma Research & Business Development
Business Development Lead
Performed national research for key initiative developing 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: Spinal Surgery Entrepreneur Success Catalyst
CEO Advisor and Interim Chief Commercial Officer
Guided industry innovating spinal surgeon entrepreneur in early development of his new spinal surgery instruments company. Advised on rebranding, repositioning, commercial leadership. Assumed the Chief Commercial role on an interim basis to support the CEO. Made the company's 1st sales, opening several new hospital accounts in Colorado and Chicago.
PROJECT 4: Blood Center Strategic Plan and Strategic Partnership Facilitator
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: Drug, Nutrient Compounder Product Development Roadmap Re-imagining
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: Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Translating 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.