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Alex McLachlan

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

A decade of experience in global medical device commercialisation. @Stryker. Previously Director of Marketing @ Olympus. WPI engineer grad.

A decade of experience in global medical device commercialisation. @Stryker. Previously Director of Marketing @ Olympus. WPI engineer grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Product

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In


Sr. Marketing Manager Stryker March 2016 - present
Marketing Manager Olympus April 2009 - April 2010
Product Manager Olympus November 2007 - April 2009
Territory Manager Stryker January 2012 - present
Director of Marketing, Urology Olympus Corporation of the Americas May 2010 - December 2011
Marketing Manager Olympus Corporation of the Americas May 2009 - May 2010
Product Manager Olympus Corporation of the Americas December 2007 - May 2009
Northeast/International Account Manager Tegra Medical January 2005 - October 2006
Marketing Communications Intern BD August 2003 - March 2004


Worcester Polytechnic Institute Engineering Management 2000 - 2004

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Advisor With
  • • Software
  • • Software development
  • • Medical Devices
  • • Software tools
Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Healthcare
  • • Int'l Development (Outside US/Canada)
  • • Robotics
  • • Medical Devices

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Product management • Business Development • Marketing Strategy • Product Launch Strategy • Product Marketing

Key Accomplishments

I've been working on the commercial side of the medical device industry for over 10 years and am looking to share my experience with others to build better products for patients.

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I worked with Alex for several years as he managed the marketing and growth strategy for our future product lines. He had the vision, condu ... cted the upfront research, pitched and sold the ideas to senior management, solicited funding for the activities, and managed the program deliverables and teams to drive to completion. Alex is a true leader, very intelligent, tenacious, and extremely hard working who will do what is required to get the job done.
Anthony Cosenze
They're my school  •  Technical Services Manager, Aspen Aerogels. Previously Senior Project Engineer, Aspen Aerogels.
Alex is the best forward-thinker that I know. He has the rare ability to make his ideas become reality, whether it be by his own doing or by ... collecting and leveraging the resources of others.
Dave White
They're my friends  •  Business Development Consultant, Planet Innovation. Previously Molecular Account Executive, GenMark Diagnostics.
Alex is a driven individual who always seeks to improve himself. He looks for opportunities outside of the box in whatever role he is in an ... d actively pursues them. His knowledge of the health market is extensive and he is excellent at identifying gaps and possible solutions.
Peter Goody
They're my friends  •  Previously Product Manager, Previously Project Manager, Ad Ops and Client Services, Ringleader Digital.
Alex is always exploring and questioning the world around him which I think are essential traits for an entrepreneur. He is intelligent, cre ... ative, and also very easy to talk to which would make him a great match as a cofounder.
Rich Faherty
We worked together  •  Principal Project Engineer, Olympus Surgical Technologies America. Previously Project Engineer, Gyrus ACMI, Inc..
Alex is the real deal. I have been in medical devices for more than three decades and know talent when I see it. Alex has a fine balance bet ... ween his ideas and a willingness to consider other's input. He allows the recipe to be refined so that what the customer ultimately receives is just right.