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Robert Braido

Mr. Robert Braido has 40 years of experience in the medical industry.  He is presently the president of Visionary Consulting LLC and has been consulting with medical OEM’s and CMOs to the medical industry.

Mr. Braido has a broad breadth of medical industry experience in, global strategic/tactical planning, technical due-diligence/gap analysis for acquisitions, engineering, operations and strong leadership skills to help develop new product concepts and businesses.  He has had great success working at Ethicon Endo-Surgery a J&J Company, Baxter Healthcare, GW Plastics, Teleflex Medical and The Tech Group with increasing responsibilities to the level of VP of Advanced Technologies.  He was a member of the Board of Directors for the SPE (Society of Plastic Engineers) Medical Division for over 10 years and elected Chairman of the Medical Division twice.

Mr. Braido was selected as a member of a Johnson & Johnson Integration Team that took a small fledgling company with totally new products, technologies and structure from $75 million to $850 million in 5 years.  His career is built on the ability to motivate, lead and coach people in different disciplines throughout the medical industry.  The key factor has been driving innovation. 

While working for J&J he was elected, as the Consortium Chairman for the Government Reinvestment Program with MIT, the National Science Foundation and seven leading Fortune 200 companies to commercialize emerging technologies in metal and plastics.

He has published numerous technical and leadership articles and white papers.  In the past few years he has shared his extensive experiences at seminars, workshops, technical conferences and symposiums on subjects relating to the medical industry on due-diligence/gap analysis, product and equipment transfers, leadership, developing an innovation culture for product concept/prototype development.