The Upper Valley MedTech Collaborative invites you to participate in this virtual networking event on Thursday, April 29 from 5-7 PM. Please Pre-Register.
Dr. Bernard Lyons, director of Paramit Corporation will speak on his considerable experience in the medtech field and then answer questions from participants.
Dr. Lyons is a senior healthcare executive and medtech industry consultant. He has over 40 years of experience in the medical device field. Dr. Lyons was President and Chief Executive Officer at Direct Flow Medical, Inc. from February 2006 until he retired in May 2015. Prior to Direct Flow, he served as President and CEO of Vasca, Inc. a later stage, privately held medical device company focused on subcutaneous vascular access ports for hemodialysis treatment in patients with end stage renal disease. Previously Dr. Lyons was President and CEO of CardioClasp, Inc. a development stage start up medical device company focused on the treatment of congestive heart failure. Dr. Lyons held several senior level positions at Boston Scientific Corporation during his 15 year tenure where he was the Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Interventional Oncology; Vice President, Sales & Marketing of the Meadox Division; Vice President, Corporate Product Development; and President of Boston Scientific’s operations in Japan. Dr. Lyons is a member of the Board of Directors for REVA Medical, Inc. (San Diego, CA) and Paramit Corp. (Morgan Hill, CA) and was previously a Director at Creganna Medical (Galway, Ireland). He is a guest lecturer at the Tuck Business School and Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College where he serves on the Board of Directors for Insight Surgical Technologies, LLC and was previously a Director for CairnSurgical, Inc. (Lebanon, NH). He is also a guest lecturer with the BioInnovate Program at the National University of Ireland, Galway where he also serves on the Board of Directors for Vetex Medical, LTD and is a Board Advisor at CrannMed, LTD (Galway, Ireland). Dr. Lyons is currently an Executive in Residence at Partners HealthCare Innovation (Boston, MA). He was an Instructor in Surgery at Dartmouth Medical School and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College. Dr. Lyons earned his Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from Stanford University School of Medicine and a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.