Dane Bedward - Board of Governors Member
Mr. Dane Bedward is an independent entrepreneur, investor and strategic business consultant focused on international commercialization of innovative Biopharma and Medical Device products. Prior to founding NeuroBot Inc. he was the Senior Vice-President International Strategic Development and General Manager Eurasia at Genzyme Corporation. He maintained responsibility for the international group’s strategic market development and planning process, including designing strategy and infrastructure to bring new products to market as well as managing government relationships. Prior to this role, Mr. Bedward was Senior Vice-President and General Manager of the international group for Genzyme’s Biosurgery business unit. He has also served as Senior Corporate Vice-President and General Manager of the company’s Americas group and Managing Director of Genzyme Canada.
Throughout his career Mr. Bedward has worked with companies and institutions such as Nordion, Johnson and Johnson (in Canada and Europe), Flow Laboratories, and MacMaster University.
Mr. Bedward has served on the Board of Trustees for Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts. He has also served on the boards of the New England Canada Business Council, the Ottawa Life Sciences Council and Neurobiotec.
Mr. Bedward received a B.Sc. degree from the University of Ottawa. He speaks English, French and Spanish.