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• Over ten years’ experience managing cardiology and electrophysiology Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) including relationship building, engaging on product development and providing technical support during study procedures • Consistently develop and write high quality and accurate medical marketing and clinical communications including; regulatory submissions, pre-clinical protocols and reports, industry event posters and presentations, training slide kits, and product marketing materials • Adept at working with and leading cross-functional teams • Extensive knowledge and experience providing clinical support during medical device procedures (PVI, PG, ICD, CRT, TAVI, VNS)


Current Experience

  • Sr. Product Manager
    Since October 2014

Past Experience

  • Marketing Specialist, Cardiology/EP ► Market Assessment ♦ Product Development
    July 2013 --- November 2013
    NayaMed is a Medtronic owned company that sells medical devices online. Provided guidance to eBusiness department on clinical aspects related to business strategy, delivered to internal stakeholders new business development opportunities, conducted market research, and co-led cross-functional teams for product development.

  • Technical Advisor, Cardiology/EP ► Product Launch ♦ Medical Communications ♦ Clinical Sales Support
    January 2012 --- July 2013
    Created and assisted in launching a product marketing campaign, developed and wrote medical marketing communications (KOL slide decks, blog entries, event promotions...), delivered competitive analysis and training to field force, and provided clinical input to organization for publications, presentations and events.

  • Sr Field Clinical Engineer, Cardiology/EP ►Clinical Trials ♦Medical Communications ♦Clinical Support
    April 2011 --- December 2011
    Endosense has developed a novel contact force sensing ablation catheter. Managed pre-clinical program, supported KOL investigators for IDE clinical trial, wrote regulatory and clinical communications (safety reports, clinical expert reports, protocols) and provided feedback to engineers for product improvement.

  • Clinical Research Associate, Cardiology/EP ► Clinical Trials ♦ Monitoring
    August 2009 --- February 2010
    Managed and monitored multi-center clinical trial sites and participated in Site Initiation Visits (SIV’s).

  • Manager, Physician Training, Cardiology/EP ► Clinical Trials ♦ Training ♦ Medical Communications
    February 2007 --- March 2008
    Managed all aspects of physician training program for TAVI IDE cllinical study. Developed and wrote physician training manuals, department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and slide decks.

  • Regional Therapy Consultant, Cardiology/EP ► Clinical Trials ♦ Training ♦ Clinical Sales Support
    November 2005 --- August 2006
    Developed CEU educational programs and in-services, supported programming clinics and implants for KOLs and managed all aspects of post-market clinical trial.

  • Field Clinical Engineer II, Neuromodulation ► Clinical Sales Support
    May 2005 --- September 2005
    Trained surgeons on implantation of Vagus Nerve Stimulation Systems and provided field technical support for device.

  • Sales Representative, Cardiology/EP ► Clinical Sales ♦ KOL Management ♦ Clinical Support
    April 2003 --- October 2004
    Promoted, sold and created new business for Guidant cardiac medical devices (PG, ICD, CRT). Managed KOL customers to strengthen collaboration with company.

  • Senior Technical Service Specialist, Cardiology/EP ► Clinical Sales Support
    March 2001 --- March 2003
    Provided physician technical support with surgical implants, troubleshooting and reprogramming of cardiac devices during patient clinics in top hospitals in Los Angeles


LinkedIn Assessment :
Medical DevicesCardiologyClinicalClinical trialsCardiacTechnical TrainingClinical researchHospitalsCommercializationPacemakersHealthcareOperating RoomMarket developmentSurgical InstrumentsFDABiomedical EngineeringCapital EquipmentSurgeonsHardware DiagnosticsProduct launchProduct MarketingClinical DevelopmentElectrophysiologyCross-functional team leadershipVascularR&D


  • in Lingua Italiana from Comitato Linguistica, Leonardo da Vinci e Il Sasso in 2010
  • B.S. in Bacteriology from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1992

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