Sr. Director, Technology Assessment & Scouting, Baxter
Jim is responsible for leading the CSOT Technology Evaluation Community of Practice and providing connection between Tech Assessment, Business Development and Strategy functions. The Tech Assessment & Scouting process addresses scouting and trending (i.e., identification, screening, analysis of emerging and early-stage technologies and product concepts). Extensive experience leading complex hardware and software product development programs in heavily regulated pharmaceutical and medical device environments, using systems engineering methodologies. Inventor on 30 issued patents and recipient of the 2014 Baxter Beacon Leadership Award and two Baxter Technical Achievement Awards. MedTech Innovator Judge, volunteer reviewer for NUvention Medical program at Northwestern University and the Coulter Foundation program at University of Michigan.
From idea inception to commercialization, more and more start-ups are looking to large companies for strategic partnerships. This panel will explore the fundamental aspects needed to forge mutually beneficial relationships with large partners, such as collaborations, investments, licensing opportunities and in some cases M&A. Seasoned executives will share their perspective on the importance of relationships […]