Robert B. McCray is the President & CEO of the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance, Chairman of Alliance Healthcare Foundation, Special Adviser to TripleTree LLC, Member of Midmark Corporation Board of Directors, Member of Board of Directors of CONNECT and an active adviser to several companies. Rob leverages over 25 years of experience as a business owner, senior operating executive, and legal and transactional adviser to private and public companies.
Rob has served as President, COO and an early investor in Digital On-Demand, Inc., a retail services technology company that operates under the brandname RedDotNet in chains including Barnes & Noble, Circuit City, Best Buy, Blockbuster and Fred Meyer. Previously, he served as Chairman, President and CEO of HealthCap, Inc., a venture capital-backed physician practice management company that returned 90% CAGR to its investors. Rob also served as Managing Director of Caremark Physician Resources, directing its formation during its initial high-growth years prior to its sale to MedPartners, Inc. He also co-founded OnCall Medicine, Inc., a medical house calls company. Prior to his success as a business operator, he was a Managing Partner in his law firm and a partner in a predecessor and transactional legal and consulting services to the healthcare industry for over 20 years.
Molly Cogan is the Executive Director at Wireless Life Sciences Alliance. She worked in Washington, D.C. in political affairs for two party affiliated organizations, orchestrated strategic meetings for bi-partisan leaders federal leaders on Capitol Hill, the White House, and for federal, state and civic leaders during the nationwide Medicare Part-D Prescription Drug Media Tour. Molly traveled internationally on behalf of the U.S. Government for global trade and finance missions and worked for a D.C.-based health care think tank organization. Molly’s experience spans across 20 years in the public and private sectors merging her knowledge of government affairs with global business relations, communications strategy and event marketing.
Andrea Jackson | Director, Program Development
Andrea has more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare field. From 2007 until 2009, she was marketing manager for Qualcomm’s Lifecomm project, where she led market research initiatives and acted as the “voice of the customer” for the development of three consumer wireless health products. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Andrea was a senior research associate at the UCSD Moores Cancer Center, where she conducted research on the impact of diet and physical activity on health outcomes.
Jack Florio | Strategic Advisor
Jack Florio is a business development and Strategic Advisor for WLSA and Partner with Eckel and Partners, a global life sciences consultancy firm focused on providing complete business development support as well as strategic business consulting for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. Jack’s experience includes large pharmaceutical experience with 28 years at Eli Lilly and Company plus 11 years senior management experience in biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, companies plus investment banking, and life science focused social media.
Ashok has over 25 years of global marketing, sales and product development experience in healthcare with both larger, Fortune 100 companies such as GE Medical, Abbott Labs, Medtronic MiniMed, and St. Jude Medical, as well as with start-up companies. He has specific expertise and experience in international markets, with a successful career in sales, marketing, business, and product development.