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Apr 16, 2020

In this episode, we interview Dr. John Hurrell, who is the Chief Commercial Officer for Jana Care. He has held senior executive roles globally for companies in the Lifesciences. He shares lessons learned in his career and how to manage teams in a time of crisis. He has also served as Advisor to several global diagnostics companies.

John has a distinguished track record of growing companies in the healthcare industry, including the Focus Diagnostics product subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics (acquired by Diasorin). At Focus, he was the president and general manager, where he led the development and launch of more than 70 molecular diagnostic tests and successfully gained 510(k) approvals for six products. Previously, John served as VP of Business Development at Quest Diagnostics.

In his earlier days, John was SVP R&D Operations for Boehringer Mannheim (now Roche Diagnostics), where he was responsible for the development of the blood glucose monitoring system AccuChek Advantage and other highly successful POC products.

John is a Harvard Medical School Fulbright Fellow and has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry/Immunology and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Chemistry from Melbourne University.