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Richard Otto

Senior Client Advisor

Biotechnology, Health IT & Medical Device

Richard Otto is a multi-faceted life science executive with decades of experience in big pharma and CEO experience of public medical device companies. Throughout his career, Richard has raised over $100MM of capital and founded a senior management consulting firm focused on the life sciences.

Richard has experience in managing all aspects of a corporation to create value for all stakeholders; reversing negative sales trends, budget efficiency, shareholder communications, license and patents, product development and regulatory compliance.

As a specialist in cardiovascular, gene therapy, cryotherapy, health IT and turnarounds, he brings a proven track record of commercialization to the IGNITE Network and the IGNITE Advisory Group.

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Richard’s career accomplishments include:

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Richard Otto has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry & Zoology, from the University of Georgia.



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