Mr. Galen has worked in medical device companies for 30 years and released more than 50 products. He has worked as an engineer, project manager, director, VP and CEO. His experience working at all levels in the business enables him to understand the details, as well as the “big picture,” which results in successful solutions and high quality product launches.
Mr. Galen has had two successful company exits, the most recent a company focused on preventing blindness, Quantum Catch Corp. This was sold to an Australian non-profit company. He also co-founded and ran CardioDigital, Inc. to Covidien (formerly Tyco Healthcare).
Mr. Galen’s experience in product development and manufacturing began in Asia in the late 80s and included setting up a Welch Allyn R & D affiliate in Singapore for emerging companies. He also managed a large cardiovascular lab for Hewlett Packard.
Mr. Galen has had more than 16 patents issued and 15 more that are pending. He serves on several boards and helps two universities with their translational activities. He has a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and an MS in Electrical Engineering with a biomedical focus from the University of Washington.
“I can help companies determine a good business model and product development strategy. I also can assist with funding sources, licensing and sale trade-offs.”