In this role, he provides deal leadership in partnering with early stage companies across the medical device sectors.
Peter has been with J&J since a business school internship in 1990. He joined the JJIC in November 2016. His previous position was Vice President of Strategy for DePuy Synthes Orthopedics and Business Development for Codman Neuro. Prior to that, Peter held a series of VP positions in Marketing, Strategic Marketing and Business Development for Mitek Sports Medicine and Codman Neuro. He helped reposition Mitek from purely shoulder anchors to arthroscopy enabling solutions and to earlier intervention, exemplified by Orthovisc and Monovisc HA injections for OA. At Codman Neuro, he helped redefine their business by divesting the Instruments business unit and emphasizing neurovascular stroke intervention, exemplified by Micrus, Pulsar and Neuravi.
Before his stints in Ortho and Neuro, Peter spent the first half of his career in the Ethicon Surgery businesses, starting in Operations before going into Field Sales and into Marketing, including working in Scotland as Director of European Marketing for Ethicon.
Peter studied Chemical Engineering at Princeton on an ROTC scholarship before serving with US Army Forces in West Germany and attending Harvard Business School. He is a on the Board of Directors of MassMEDIC and the Harvard Business School Healthcare Alumni Association.