Beaver-Visitec appoints Dana G. Mead Jr. as CEO
Mr. Mead was most recently a Strategic Advisor and previously a Partner in the life sciences practice of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB).
Mr. Mead joins BVI with more than 30 years of experience working with companies across the healthcare space, at various stages of development.
He served as President of Guidant Vascular Intervention, leading the fully integrated division after holding various other global general management positions at the company.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Mead held sales and marketing roles in the ophthalmic device groups of Allergan and Johnson & Johnson.
Mr. Mead has served on the boards of the California Healthcare Institute and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University, and as chair of the Lafayette College West Coast Advisory Council.
He received his B.A. degree from Lafayette College and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. ■