MedNest Executive Consultants and Advisors bring the critical skills and the industry domain knowledge that are the catalyst to growth in the MedTech Convergence Technology Space. With backgrounds and experience ranging from IT and Healthcare Services to Phase I to IV clinical research in Drug Coated Implantable Devices, MedNest team can "connect the dots" and accelerate your time to market in the US. In particular, we:
offer a unique combination of Operations and Strategy skill
ntirely dedicated to Healthcare Technology and Service
Ken was the CIO for the $3B Service Division of GE Medical Systems. Since leaving GE, Ken was Vice President of Business Solutions for the software Company ViryaNet, Inc. and Vice President of Global Processes and Quality for Tele Atlas (recently sold to Tom Tom). Ken works with MedNest on assignments related to the convergence of Information Technology with Medical Devices and Drugs.
Joe Camaratta, MBA, Princeton, NJ
Former General Manager Oncology and Cardiovascular at GE Healthcare, and former VP of SIEMENS Healthcare Global Solutions, providing performance improvement services to hospitals and integrated delivery network care providers. Joe also led Corporate Marketing for Siemens Healthcare, and was VP/P&L Manager of the U.S MRI Imaging Business. Joe had several roles in product Development and Research and Development in the MRI and Medical Imaging fields. Joe is our "Go To Market" expert.
Denise Carpenter, Princeton, NJ As a former Manager of Regulatory Affairs at J&J Cardiovascular and successful consultant for 10 years in regulatory affaires specialized in Medical Devices and Combinatoin products, Denise brings more that 22 years of operational Regulatory and Quality Compliance experience.
Susan Paquette, MS, MBA, Minneapolis, MN Susan has over 25 years of experience in leadership positions at 3M related to the identification and championing of significant new growth platforms. Susan most recently worked in 3M Health Care as Director of Commercialization. In this role she worked with the Skin and Wound Care, Infection Prevention, Dental, Drug Delivery, Patient Assessment and Orthodontic business units of 3M. Susan has experience in business development, laboratory management, market development, product development and manufacturing support.
Mathieu Petitjean, Ph.D.,Princeton, NJ Former Chief Marketing Officer at General Electric and Leader of P&L Operations at GE Healthcare. Held several business, product and technology leadership roles with GE Clinical Services and GE Medical systems in 6 different European, American and Latin-American markets. He started his career in Europe and Japan with several high technology start-up companies.
Former VP, Metabolism - Clinical Development and Medical Affairs at Boehringer Ingelheim (BI), and former Senior Director at Hoffmann-La Roche, Merck, Sanofi. Christophe is specialized in the development and market access of complex healthcare technologies, via direct channels or Alliance partners, in particular in the metabolic, cardiovascular, diabetes therapeutic areas.
Dennis Donohue, MD, Raleigh, NC
Former World Wide VP Clinical Research, J&J Cordis, Ethicon 22 years of global experience in Clinical research and regulatory Affairs (Phase I to IV) in Devices and Diagnostics, with a specific focus on Combination Products, across many Therapeutic Areas.
Eliot Heller, MD, Princeton, NJ
CMIO of Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center with responsibility of managing and implementing all aspects of hospital information system. Previously Chief of Cardiology and Director of Nuclear Cardiology. With over 15 years of experience within clinical and academic medicine. Experience includes clinical cardiology, information system design & implementation, project management, programming, cardiac imaging, practice management, physician training, clinical and basic research.
Kimberly A. Levin, MD, FACP, Downingtown, PA
Having over 10 years experience as a Pathologist and Medical Director in both the commercial laboratory and suburban hospital setting, Kimberly has been practicing anatomic and clinical pathology for 20 years and is board certified in hematopathology and cytopathology. She is well-versed with tissue and specimen preparation, processing, and diagnosis, in addition to virtual image analysis, flow cytometry, and light microscopy.
Francis Plat, MD, Princeton, NJ
Former Vice-President of Clinical Research, Cardiovascular portfolio at Merck, Daiichi Sankyo, Novartis, BMS. Francis is an experienced cardiologist offering more that twenty years of experience in leading therapeutic research, development, and submission dossiers to both Europeand and American Agencies (FDA ) in atherosclerosis, metabolism, thrombosis and cardiovascular.
Francois Whilhelm, MD, PhD. Princeton, NJ Former CMO at Onconova,\ VP Medical Affairs at J&J: 22 years of global experience in clinical trials design and leadership, covering all phases of clinical development and post-marketing (phases I, II , III and IV) in Bone metabolism, Inflammation, Oncology, Virology, Immunology, Endocrinology, Woman’s health.