Founder and Principal
Ilsa, a creative thinker and process driven planner, brings 20+ years in healthcare business strategy to the table. Through her experiences working on many product types, business models and planning processes both in start-ups and multi-nationals, she knows how to see the forest AND the trees. This experience has contributed to the success of emerging ventures and market leaders by uncovering value for new technologies.
She has led process and product development through her work in a wide range of therapy, product areas and company types, including DePuy Spine, a Johnson and Johnson Company and Biogen. Ilsa has particular experience helping companies build fact-based product and strategic plans that create value and advance organizational thinking. She enjoys working with clients to look for simple solutions to the not-so-simple problems.
Ilsa holds a BA in Biology from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business. She is a director on the board for MDG (Medical Development Group) and also chairs the marketing committee. Also, she is an invited lecturer for the Boston Biomedical Innovation Center and a mentor for Mass Challenge.