White, Patti

Summary of Experience:

Ms. White is a medical device executive with a career focus on commercialization of innovative technology. She is currently CEO of Hemex Health, Inc., which focuses on new medical device solutions for the developing world and underserved markets. Ms. White’s background is in developing and launching new consumer and medical technology, identifying global distribution channels, creating strategic partnerships, and building new companies. After a 13-year career at Hewlett Packard in marketing, R&D and international, Ms. White was co-founder and CEO of Inovise Medical, successfully raising $70M in venture, corporate and grant funding and developing three product lines distributed by corporate partners. Ms. White was also the VP and General Manager of RS Medical in the pain medicine market and then the Chief Commercial Officer for Brien Holden Vision Diagnostics, a social enterprise focused on eye care and traumatic brain injury. Ms. White has an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in international business from the University of Washington. She is also an active Northwest mentor for Springboard Enterprises, an organization dedicated to building success for women-led start-ups and improving access to equity markets.

Mentoring Services Provided:

“I can help start-ups with business and marketing strategy, customer understanding, revenue model development, partnering strategy and how to communicate your company to investors and partners.”