Jason Smith, PhD
Director, Life Sciences
IP Group, Inc.
Jason Smith leads the Life Sciences team at IP Group, Inc. In this capacity, he works directly with founders and senior management teams in a variety of investments to shepherd early-stage technologies to market. Jason has extensive experience in developing and commercializing healthcare technology in large private and small start-up environments. He joined IP Group from LiteCure, a photonic therapy startup, where he served as Director of Clinical Affairs, Director of Marketing and Product Management. Prior to that, Jason worked at W.L. Gore, a global materials science company, as a Product Specialist in the Medical Division where he developed and managed products for bariatric and colorectal surgery and biliary stenting.
Jason obtained a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and an M.S. and B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from North Carolina State University.
Jason Smith, PhD, Director of IP Group, Inc.’s Life Science sector, will share opening remarks for the 5th Annual Hard Science Innovation Forum.