|1984 Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons , MD , Doctorate in Medicine|
|1978 University of Hawaii , BA , Biology|
I want to change the world.
Groupon, Skype, Foursquare, Tesla
Most frustrating: fund-raising
Most rewarding: white space
The importance of the following:
1. Total team commitment
2. Equitable compensation
3. The understanding that change is the only constant
Imbalance between project challenges and funding.
Lack of total team commitment.
Steve Jobs, Tony Hsieh
Life sciences and healthcare.
The misguided notion that entrepreneurship = success.
Underestimate the importance of perseverance and time rather than the underlying idea or technology.
Entrepreneurs are born, however, success involves the natural selection process.
Enterprising and accomplished life sciences professional with diverse healthcare practice and management experience in the academic, public and private sectors and clinical development/medical affairs industry experience in the biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics space with the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies and early-stage lifescience companies. Extensive knowledge and reference base in science, internal medicine and diagnostic radiology. Exceptionally adaptive and able to rapidly acquire new skills and responsibilities. Major strengths include relationship-building, creative problem-solving, strategic thinking, cross-function collaboration and development of synergies in the life sciences across multiple disease and therapeutic areas.