Technology and Venture Development Manager
Samir has been working in the Healthcare/Medical Device space for over 7 years and has worked with a number of start-up companies in Microfluidics, Diagnostics and Healthcare IT. He has been responsible for in-depth due diligence with Health businesses and startups. More recently he has been working in the orthopaedics and musculoskeletal space in US and Canada, managing Spinal Implants, Orthobiologics products and Surgical Power Tool portfolios at Zimmer. He was responsible for managing the overall P/L for his portfolios and making end-to-end business decisions which included: new product launches, customer relationship management, achieving revenue and profitability targets, sales training, surgeon education, capital investment and inventory management.
Over the last 5 years at Zimmer, Samir managed a number of high-visibility projects including a global portfolio rationalization project and a number of new product launches.
Samir has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and an MBA from Purdue University, Indiana, U.S. During the MBA program, Samir held several leadership positions, one of which was the President of Net Impact Purdue Chapter. In this role, he created sustainable hybrid business opportunities and developed experiential learning projects in healthcare and commercialization of a number of healthcare and green energy technologies.