- Posted by dextera
- On June 16, 2016
Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing
Mr. Burns joined Dextera in January 2014, bringing more than 25 years of experience launching breakthrough medical technologies, driving adoption in surgical procedures and building medical device brands to the company’s leadership team. Prior to Dextera, he served as president of a strategic marketing and sales practice that he founded to help healthcare companies accelerate growth and market penetration by commercializing new products, developing integrated sales and marketing strategies and executive leadership development.
Previously, Mr. Burns served as vice president of marketing at Power Medical Interventions, where he was responsible for the first powered stapling devices to the market (sold to Covidien). Prior to that, he served in escalating roles at Johnson & Johnson – Ethicon, including group marketing director for biosurgicals, where he launched three new platform technologies and eight different products, creating the largest product portfolio in the biosurgery space.
A former lieutenant in the United States Navy, Mr. Burns received an MBA from Case Western Reserve University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the College of the Holy Cross. Additionally, he is the author of numerous healthcare publications.