I serve as Chief Innovation Officer for multiple entities linking innovation to existing, as well as, changing organizational culture and structures. Innovation is a skill set; it can be learned. While this does not mean every person will be a natural, or extraordinary, innovator it does mean that individuals, teams, and organizations can improve their levels of successful innovation. I have trainings for improving innovation skills, and implemented successful programs in organizations to drive innovation across the entire enterprise.
Alan is an entrepreneur with over 30 years experience in early stage technology startups. He has been involved in all stages of early-stage technology businesses from business planning, fundraising, product development, marketing and sales to growth planning and acquisitions.
I am well versed and experienced in technologies, products, and platforms that are integral to healthcare, as well as the unmet needs. I can assess your technology or identify other options to commercialize as well as develop the overarching strategy for success in the marketplace. If starting a new business, I have experience with pitch decks and developing business plans.
With over a decade of international experience in making founder CEO’s and leadership teams "Pivots" for their business, I have leveraged mastery in “Entrepreneur DNA”, “Whole brain Thinking”, “Emotional intelligence”, “Applications of neuroscience”, “ Advanced communication" and “Business strategy” to enable these leaders to “Pivot” their life and business for achieving remarkable success. Deep has coached tens of CEOs in the global business arena (US, Singapore, India, Australia and Sri Lanka) and is acknowledged for his deep understanding of business environment and its complexities. His knowledge of "Entrepreneurial DNA" helps in taking founder CEOs to the edge of possibilities in business. His learnings from the CEOs is 'Gold dust', which puts him in a very superior position to coach CEOs of start-ups and early stage companies. Focus of coaching is to engage the 6 core areas that remarkably successful entrepreneurs demonstrate in leading and creating high value businesses from virtually nothing. Assessment: Saville (Wills Towers Watson) Entrecode Whole brain thinking- Neethling brain instruments
Platform / Product Strategy and Leadership.
30 years in pharmaceutical and medical device and diagnostics development covering CMC, preclinical, regulatory and clinical drug development from Phase I to Phase IV in US, Canada Europe and Asia. Therapeutic areas include: Cardiovascular CNS Diabetes and Immune Diseases Endocrinology, Dermatology Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases Metabolic Diseases Oncology Urology and Kidney Diseases Women's and Men's Health Care Key competencies: Strategic Leadership within a matrix environment Clinical research and drug development Regulatory BD, Marketing and Sales support, Financing Extensive publications and KOL interactions Recruiting, managing and coaching staff
In my 25+ years of executive leadership experience, I've focused on working with companies from startup to $100M+ with hockey stick growth patterns, helping them to create the infrastructure necessary to support fast growth. Every company reaches a plateau where strategy needs to change to move to the next level. I can help you identify where your company is in this pattern and the strategic changes that will move you to the next level.
I have a long track record for building forecasting and projection models based on each individual company's operations and drivers. I can help you understand where risks and opportunities exist and see the future impacts of today's decisions.
Numbers tell a story. I've been gifted with the ability to interpret the story behind the numbers that alludes so many others. What opportunities can you take advantage of in your own operations to improve your bottom line? How will future changes in your industry impact your operations? How will internal changes impact your profitability? I can help you read between the lines and see the true story.