Retained search consultant focused on Marketing and General Management in the Healthcare industry. Over 25 years of experience in senior level Marketing and C-level positions in both large, public corporations and venture-backed startup companies. Previous roles include Marketing Director at Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson), VP of Sales & Marketing at Neurowave Medical, and WW VP of Sales & Marketing at Cardica. Chris works with two venture-backed startup companies, and has been a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business and currently teaches at NC State University. Prior to his private sector career, he spent 15 years as a U.S. Army officer in numerous operational and strategic assignments around the world, including serving as an Airborne Ranger. Chris is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and he earned his M.A. in Economics from the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.