Medtech and product innovation expert Dean Gray has joined PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in PA’s health and life sciences practice. He will utilize his expertise in product ideation and commercialization to help US clients deliver a new generation of interconnected medtech solutions.
Dean brings over 25 years of life sciences and healthcare experience, having guided leading companies and start-ups through the innovation process to bring numerous novel technologies to market. He has developed and commercialized products in the US, Europe, and Asia across a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic applications with particular focus on surgery, endoscopy, imaging, and AI-enabled analytics. Dean has worked in many therapeutic categories, providing him with a deep knowledge of customer solutions in orthopedics, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, neurology, urology, and other specialties.
Most recently, Dean served as a partner at Technology Commercialization Group after holding a variety of strategic and operational roles at prominent companies including Boston Scientific, BD, and Pfizer.
Clients hire PA to boost productivity by transforming services, integrate different parts of care systems to make services more efficient and easier to navigate, translate regulatory guidelines into reality, and put patients at the center of care. PA recently worked with the American Academy of Pediatrics to build a national pediatric data registry to improve children’s health, supported Healthfirst as they provided millions of New Yorkers with health insurance enrollment information during the COVID-19 pandemic, accelerated urgent health studies with digital innovation for the National Institute for Health Research, and revolutionized cell and gene therapy for Ori Biotech.
Last year as COVID-19 strained hospitals, PA answered the call of the UK Government’s Ventilator Challenge Program and led one of the largest mobilizations of innovation, science and engineering to develop ventilators for everyone who needed one. PA has also recently authored the “Driving Innovation Post-Pandemic” report which examines lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic and explains how medtech leaders can sustain momentum and develop innovative end-to-end services and technologies.
George Botsakos, Global Lead for Health and Life Sciences at PA Consulting, said: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Dean to our growing team. His deep product development and innovation expertise across a range of therapeutic areas will be extremely helpful for our clients looking to bring ingenious device and diagnostic products to market.”
Dean Gray, MedTech Expert at PA Consulting, said: “This is a momentous time to be joining PA Consulting. The company’s record growth, global reach, and wide array of capabilities and resources enable me to offer clients a full range of innovation and consulting services, bringing end-to-end innovation solutions to life and addressing some of healthcare’s greatest needs.”
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