Office Hours are conducted by members of the community to provide one-on-one appointments with startups and entrepreneurs working toward health care transformation. There are four one-on-one time slots, 30 minutes each.
Prior to the office hour sessions, we will send out "Confirmation Required" emails to registrants. You must email back to confirm your spot or we will have to release your ticket.
Join Marco Daoura for a conversation about product development due diligence for medical devices, software as a service, digital health, and diagnostics solutions. Topics will include, but are not limited to, startup formation strategies, business plans, funding strategies, ideation and differentiation, development process in a tightly regulated industry, product development process, country approvals and registrations, go-to-market strategies, commercialization plans, revenue optimizations, and exit strategies.
Mr. Daoura graduated from the University of Washington with both a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in BioEngineering with focus on Control Theory and Molecular Biotechnology. He is currently an Executive VP at NOVUSON Surgical Inc. and an Executive Consultant at HubWerx Consulting, helping Health-Tech Seattle start-ups with how to best take their innovations from ideation to commercialization (I2C), in such a heavily regulated industry. Marco has over 20 years in the healthcare industry from Philips Healthcare to Fujifilm Medical Systems to UltraLinq Healthcare and Novuson surgical.
His work in innovation crosses many multidisciplinary areas from technology development, to technology architecture, program management, product services, product management and marketing, and market commercialization. In addition to holding several Health-Tech patents, he has also been responsible for a number of Life Sciences product launches, where he optimizes development and commercialization strategies around the five healthcare verticals (Provider, Payor, Patient, Policy, and Purchaser) with focus on improving patient outcomes, simplifying provider workflows/protocols, reducing provider/payor cost and waist, and consumerizing healthcare with digital and connected health solutions.
Marco is described as an entrepreneur innovative-strategist who loves to support his community by volunteering at the University of Washington CoMotion program and Seattle CambiaGrove hub mentoring local HealthTech incubators and startups.