Mr. Eastman has 35 years of experience in the life science industry as an executive who develops and launches products and startup ventures in biotechnology, medical devices, systems and software. Formerly he was interim CEO at Yecuris; Chairman, OHSU Venture Start Up Advisory Group; BOD, MagnetoOrganics and NeuraMedica; senior product marketing executive at Becton Dickinson, Fresenius and Cordis Dow Medical; and managed or consulted in the launch of 26 Oregon life science venture startups.
Mr. Eastman actively works with Oregon life science scientists and physicians inventors in launching their startups. He also mentors doctoral and MST/MBA students at OHSU, PSU, U of P, OSU and UO. He is active in the Oregon venture community through the Oregon Bioscience Association and the Oregon Entrepreneur Network.
Mr. Eastman holds a BS in marketing from the University of North Colorado, an MS in marketing, business and design from the University of Oregon and has an Executive Medical Product Marketing MBA certificate from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
“I have long term experience in working with scientist and physician inventors, high technology inventors and founders and semiconductor industry inventors in the areas of executive management, strategic planning, marketing strategy, business plan development, new markets’ research, operations/finances, product management, new product launch, angel/venture investment, strategic partnering, channel sales relationships, international distribution and industrial design implementation.”