bilities, and a proven turnaround and growth expert,
improving EBIT through reorganization, leadership,
and developing a focused strategy. Eric has delivered
strategically important acquisitions and managed
integration of newly acquired companies. He is a past
Board Member of Spiration and ASGE.
Comeg of the Americas is part of Sopro-Comeg,
which was formed from the merger of Sopro, a well-known company specializing in medical imaging, and
Comeg, which since 1977 has been innovating in the
world of endoscopy. The company has commercial
offices on five continents. Its technologies are focused
on improving procedural efficiency and patient outcomes in ENT, GYN, URO, and laparoscopic surgery.
Senior VP of Product Development
With nearly 30 years of professional
experience with Internet technology
and medical devices, Dave has brought over 40 in-
novative products from early development to market.
He’s the professional nerd on the executive team for
Galen Robotics, which focuses on bringing new innovations to market from the top research groups and
hospitals in the US. Dave assesses company assets,
resources and intellectual property, and strategizes
on the best approach in taking to market products
that are meaningful to practitioners and patients. This
includes rapid learning and assimilation of new technologies and techniques, development of business
plans, system design and continued management of
the IP portfolio. Prior to his position at Galen Robotics, Dave was VP of Product Development for Trak
Surgical, VP Engineering, and was part of the R&D
management team at Lucent Bell Labs.
Galen Robotics identifies optimal convergences of
advanced technology and medical device concepts
by bringing software-based navigation, imaging and
data collection to existing, dumb medical devices.
The company brings a fresh, Silicon Valley-based,
entrepreneurial approach to creating medical device
market opportunities, and applies its software expertise to making medical devices intelligent and more
Vice President, Global Marketing
Eric provides leadership, best practices
and execution guidance to the Global
He’s also responsible for guiding and focusing efforts
of Scientific Affairs, Creative Services, Digital User
Experience, Trade Shows and Events, and Corporate
Branding teams for this ~$250M biotech company.
Previously, he was principal of ESS Strategic Consulting, VP Marketing for Given Imaging and held
several positions at KCI Medical, including VP Marketing, VP Field Patient Coordination and Director,
Luminex is committed to creating innovative, breakthrough solutions to help its customers improve
health and advance science worldwide. It serves the
needs of customers in diverse markets, including
clinical diagnostics, pharmaceutical drug discovery,
biomedical research, including genomic and pro-teomic research, personalized medicine, biodefense
research, and food safety. Its goal is to transform
global healthcare and life science research through
the development, manufacturing, and marketing of
proprietary instruments and assays that deliver cost-effective, rapid results to clinicians and researchers.