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Expert in Clinical Diagnostics, Life Sciences and Medical Devices

Expert ID: 730707 New Jersey, USA

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Expert has over 30 years' experience 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

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1973 Degree: BS Subject: Biology/Genetics Institution: University of Michigan

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
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.

International Experience

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.

Career Accomplishments

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

Additional Experience

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.
Marketing Experience
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.

Fields of Expertise

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