Carol D. UPTON
Healthcare and Medical Fields Specialist
Carol combines a strong medical and pharmacy background with more than 25 years of marketing and commercialisation experience in the USA and Australia. She spent 15 years in the medical devices industry in Silicon Valley, was involved in a NASDAQ IPO, and was President of the US Medical Marketing Association. Her US market strategy helped justify $AU 42M in grant funding for the Australian Bionic Eye Project. Since returning to Australia, Carol has contributed to the evolution of the Australian innovation ecosystem by advising companies, Government, CSIRO & Universities on the convergence of devices, diagnostics, technology, pharma and health information. Carol is a registered pharmacist and has an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.