Margot DeFrance, a healthcare corporate development consultant with more than 20 years experience in the healthcare and financial services industries, discusses the key drivers influencing the healthcare industry as well as future growth, innovation trends, disease areas in focus, the medical device market and the role of women in healthcare.
Margot's previous experience includes more than 20 years of healthcare and financial services industry experience managing strategy (corporate and investor), equity research, product / marketing management, and business development.
Margot has previously served as Executive Vice President at Innovara, where she was responsible for business Development and Licensing for medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotech; Director, Healthcare Sector, Equity Capital Markets, CitiGroup (integrating research/capital markets across healthcare spectrum); VP, Healthcare Equity Sector Strategist, Smith Barney (asset allocation for high net worth private clients, portfolio manager for HC Unit trusts, sector research and public speaker); Director of Business Development, NY Blood Center (Stem cells, cord blood, services); Sr. Global Marketing Manager, Abbott Laboratories, international.
Margot has BS in marketing from Pennsylvania State University.