A detail-oriented and results-driven program management professional with comprehensive technical expertise in medical device regulatory compliance, assay and systems engineering development and manufacturing operations. Leads cross-functional teams to design high-quality standards and metrics in Program Management enterprise to ensure maximum return on investments, customer satisfaction and overall financial corporate success. Willing to relocate or travel domestically or globally.
Led high profile cross-functional teams in multiple departments to accelerate improvements where needed and align with corporate strategy.
MEDICAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS, 2022–2023
Currently reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, managed product, process, and compliance improvement initiatives.
Led Fit for Purpose initiative to integrate Danaher business practices and product lifecycle management into the Medical Affairs team. MedSci team expanded 5-fold in 4 years.
Developed and oversee the Evidence Generation committee that tracked over 100 active Cepheid medical and research studies.
Collaborated with Strategy team to develop a competitive intel gemba room that will be used as a Danaher best practice showcase.
INNOVATION CORE, 2019-2022
Reported to the Chief Technology Officer, facilitated Innovation Leadership meetings, and led select high profile innovation programs. Developed and tracked metrics and implemented countermeasures where necessary.
Led the due diligence efforts for InSilixa acquisition to create the Cepheid Biochip Business Unit.
Led numerous collaboration projects at sites such as New Jersey Medical School (Rutgers), Johns Hopkins Medical School, UCSF, and Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND).
Initiated grants with collaborates and tracked more than $6 million in partially funded projects.
Led collaboration project with Hach Company to run the GeneXpert for wastewater monitoring for respiratory diseases.
PMO | NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, 2017-2019
Lead New Product Commercialization Teams and Process Improvement programs in Infectious Disease Diagnostic
Group. Train and mentor new program managers.
Created and directed Program Escalation Meeting-providing senior leaders with prompt and targeted information each week.
Created and implemented finance tracking tools to visualize budget through the development process.
Promoted and trained more than 100 Cepheid personnel on Danaher Business Systems Program Management and Launch Excellence practices including several dozen kaizens and 4 bootcamps.
Led and launched 4 new Respiratory assays and the new GeneXpert 10-color technology platform.
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