Consultant, Enterprise Group
Mr. Blair has 30+ years of experience in the medical device space from large MedTech multinationals to start up innovations. His background with technologies ranges from sales and marketing, sales management, distribution, national account management, GPO contracts, clinical/regulatory/laboratory strategy, to training and education disciplines in a variety of therapeutics. Mr. Blair has also contributed to and led merger & acquisition targeting, technology assessments, due diligence, as well as advisory roles for young startups.
In 2009 Mr. Blair moved from his cardiovascular industry background to join NAMSA which is a leading laboratory testing and device development firm (CRO). He was a major collaborator through the strategic planning and implementation of several strategic acquisitions to create the world’s first Medical Research Organization (MRO) translating client devices to the market safely, effectively, and more efficiently by having integrated global resources. Beyond his strategic leadership, Mr. Blair served in roles as Director of Business Development and Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships to further drive the NAMSA client value proposition but also guarantee the operational scalability of the longer-term MRO vision.
Mr. Blair is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of ICHOR Vascular Inc which is currently in development of novel approaches to thrombectomy in the peripheral vascular system.