As Chief Digital Health Officer, David leads Boston Scientific’s Digital Health and Data Solutions strategy and chairs the cross-functional Digital Health Council and Digital Accelerator and Growth Broad. David is responsible for establishing and leading the Digital Health Studios, Big Data, Internet of Things, Advanced Analytics and Mobility teams, and partnering internally and externally to establish the evolving capabilities that will ensure enterprise success in Digital Health. Through the pandemic, David has focused on driving Tele-First digital care solutions that enable Boston Scientific, patients and health systems to safely deliver care.
Prior to joining Boston Scientific, David served as Vice President of Health IT Integration and Strategic Innovation at Becton Dickinson (BD), where he led enterprise-wide health information technology capability development efforts to ensure commercial success and developed actionable strategies to improve patient outcomes, drive health system efficiency and enable BD’s growth through the application of information technology. As Vice President of Corporate Strategic Innovation at BD, David was responsible for integrating company-wide activities focused on the identification of new market opportunities outside of existing core areas, the development of high-impact growth concepts that fall outside of, or cut across, existing business units and incubation of non-core offerings.
David is Chair of the Executive Council for The Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice, a thought leader in information-enabled healthcare safety with a primary focus on medication error and patient safety research. David is currently serving on the Governance Committee for the National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc).
David received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from U.C. Berkeley for his work in virtual environments and medical simulation. He spent four years at medical simulator startups leading the development, commercialization and launch of state-of-the-art simulators including the Virtual I.V.TM product line. He also received an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.