Gibson, Grant

 

Summary of Experience:

Grant Gibson is a Senior Partner with CONX Partners, a strategic medical technology market development company dedicated to enabling international growth. Previously, he has held multiple executive positions with Welch Allyn, Inc., a global medical device manufacturer, including Director of Global Vital Signs Monitoring and Director of Global Patient Monitoring. He also served as the Director, International Category Management for Welch Allyn during a three-year expatriate assignment overseas. Prior to that, he served as Group Product Director and Group Product Manager of Welch Allyn Monitoring. Previously, he was the Director of Marketing and Communications for Protocol Systems, Inc., a worldwide patient monitoring systems manufacturer, acquired by Welch Allyn, Inc. in September 2000. Gibson was the first marketing professional hired by the start-up company Protocol Systems in 1988. He has conducted major assignments in the areas of marketing management, product management and development, strategic planning, business development and investor and public relations.

Prior to working in the medical industry, Gibson held marketing communications management positions in the scientific engineering computing industry working for Floating Point Systems, Inc. from 1984 to 1987. A 1978 graduate of the Professional School of Journalism of the University of Oregon, Gibson earned an Accredited Public Relations Society of America (APR). Gibson has won numerous awards for marketing, communications and investor relations excellence including those from the National Press Club, NAIC and American Business Communicators among others. He is a published author with numerous titles and holds multiple patents and patent applications.

Mentoring Services Provided:

Mentoring available in the following areas: “I have successfully ‘lived’ the startup business experience and can help companies and individuals navigate the process. I have spent many years in the medical device industry and have amassed many highly effective skills and processes, particularly in the disciplines of marketing and sales, that others can benefit from learning.”