Expert in Clinical Diagnostics, Life Sciences and Medical Devices
Expert is President of a health care consultancy. He has experience in the identification, acquisition, and commercialization of new businesses and products in the clinical diagnostics, life sciences and medical device market segments. He has provided both international and US Expert Witness Testimony. Expert is knowledgeable about emerging technologies, M&A, personalized medicine, molecular diagnostics, "next-gen" sequencing, hospital, commercial reference, physician lab and OTC segments, clinical lab systems, point-of-care, genomics, life sciences, lab product distributors and numerous, disposable medical devices. Expert is also knowledgeable about evolving regulatory and reimbursement issues. He has held senior management positions with Becton Dickinson, Roche Diagnostics, Revlon Healthcare (Technicon), (Armour Pharmaceuticals), and Upjohn Clinical Laboratory Procedures. Expert is conversant in all aspects of clinical diagnostics, life sciences segments and the public and private companies that participate in these mission critical healthcare segments.
Key areas of expertise include nex-gen sequencing, life science distributors and business models.
Expert provides detailed information to the financial community on evolving clinical diagnostic, life science and medical device segments through a variety of expert platforms such as The GuidePoint Global, Zintro, Atheneum Partners and many others.He provides consulting services to start-up companies and international companies looking to expand their reach into both U.S. and ex-U.S. markets. Expert provides start-up companies with a variety of business development services such as strategic planning, drafting original business plans, go-to-market strategies and tactics and other business critical services.He provides Expert Witness testimony in lawsuits in the clinical diagnostic, life sciences and medical device market segments, both domestic and internationally.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
|Year: 1973||Degree: BS||Subject: Biology/Genetics||Institution: University of Michigan|
|Years: 2006 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: President||Department: Corporate||Responsibilities: Provides business development, strategic planning and implementation to commercialize innovative opportunities in the healthcare industry to venture capital, start-up and international companies. Performs worldwide consulting with leading investment analysts in the clinical diagnostic and medical device market segments to identify growth companies, markets and issues. Provides domestic and international Expert Witness testimony in the clinical diagnostics, medical device and life sciences market segments.|
|Years: 1986 to 2006||Employer: BECTON DICKINSON AND COMPANY||Title: Director, Business Development||Department: BD Preanalytical Systems||Responsibilities: Development and deployment of strategic business plans to consistently achieve growth targets. Identified, valued and acquired new opportunities that rapidly built market leadership positions in new businesses and product focus areas. Structured and executed acquisition plans, agreements and led the negotiation, integration and commercialization process.|
|Years: 1984 to 1986||Employer: ARMOUR PHARMACEUTICALS, REVLON HEALTHCARE, INC.||Title: Director of Marketing||Department: Diagnostics/Cell Culture||Responsibilities: Directed the strategic execution and achievement of top-line growth objectives. Led the introduction of new products and the implementation of novel marketing and sales force plans.|
|Years: 1983 to 1984||Employer: BECTON DICKINSON IMMUNODIAGNOSTICS||Title: Senior Product manager||Department: Immunodiagnostics||Responsibilities: Directed all marketing functions for $150K capital equipment product line. Planned, implemented and monitored business plans that produced a 31% increase over prior year placements and sales.
|Years: 1982 to 1983||Employer: TECHNICON INSTRUMENTS, REVLON HEALTHCARE, INC||Title: Marketing Manager||Department: Clinical Chemistry systems||Responsibilities: Marketing and Sales Manager for automated clinical diagnostic systems, reagents and consumables.|
|Years: 1976 to 1982||Employer: ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS, HOFFMAN LA-ROCHE, INC||Title: Product Manager||Department: Diagnostics||Responsibilities: Responsible for marketing new clinical diagnostic products. Prior experience in technical support and sales of clinical diagnostic products. Awarded the Roche President's achievement Award for outstanding sales excellence.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2011 to 2011||Country / Region: London, England||Summary: He provided Expert Witness testimony in an international lawsuit. Testimony was given in Her Majesty's Royal Court of Justice on The Strand, London, England. Provided a 49 page, fully referenced Expert Witness Report and had meetings with my opposite Expert Witness for the Plaintiff to compare, contrast and reconcile our reports.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Association for Clinical Chemistry
Licensing Executives Society
University of Michigan Alumni Association
New Jersey Life Sciences Vendor Alliance
|Awards / Recognition|
|Roche President's Achievement Award
Revlon Healthcare Distinguished Marketing Award
Named Best Clinical Lab Professionals by Clinical Lab Products magazine
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Has two patents.
Authored over 500 brief articles on new developments in the clinical diagnostic, medical device and life science market segments
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Testified in Her Majesty's Royal Court of Justice in 2011 during an international lawsuit. Expert represented the defendant, a fortune 500 company in the case. He authored a fully referenced, 49 page Expert Witness Report and had Expert Witness meetings with my opposite on the Plaintiff's side. He spent weeks of pretrial preparation with counsel and understand and can deliver the expected results of an Expert Witness.
The judgement of His Lordship was favorable to Expert's client.
Produced an Expert Witness Report for the defendant in a US medical device lawsuit in 2014. The suit was settled prior to trial in favor of Expert's client.
|Training / Seminars|
|Expert has developed and authored numerous training courses on various clinical diagnostic topics and have been involved in many deposition and Expert Witness training courses in person and online.|
|Expert has over 30 years of clinical diagnostic experience and has authored hundreds of articles on this and related subject matters. As important, his consultancy provides insights to the financial, legal and professional communities into the fast evolving clinical diagnostics, disposable medical device and life science market segments.|