Jackie leads the commercial strategy for Torus Biosystems, a Wyss Institute spin-out, as Vice President, Market Development. She brings over a decade of life sciences experience focused on the commercialization of novel, innovative medical devices and diagnostics. Prior to joining Torus, Jackie served as Director of Product Management at Avedro (acquired by Glaukos), an innovative ophthalmic company focused on treatments for the rare disease, keratoconus. She has managed medical device product development and commercialization programs, as well as directed the product pipeline strategies for diagnostic companies including T2 Biosystems and QIAGEN. Jackie earned her M.B.A. from McGill University and her B.S. in Biology from Boston College.
At the Wyss Institute, Jackie is a member of the Wyss Mentor Hive who specializes in strategic marketing and market development in medtech and life sciences.
The Wyss Mentor Hive is a mentoring program that invites investors and business professionals with significant early stage translational experience, clinical and regulatory experts in driving therapeutic and device development, and serial entrepreneurs with a track record of success to work closely with Wyss entrepreneur teams on startup formation and technology commercialization. Mentors provide feedback to founders and entrepreneurs, while also demonstrating commitment and leadership in the Wyss innovation community.