Jim McGorry is a seasoned life science executive with over thirty years of leadership experience in both medical technology and biotechnology businesses. Most recently Mr. McGorry served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Translational Oncology Solutions for Champions Oncology and previously was Executive Vice President of Commercial Operations at Accellent. During his 12-year tenure at Genzyme, he held leadership positions across several therapeutic areas, including Biosurgery, Cardiac Surgery, Oncology and Transplant. Mr. McGorry also was President of Clineffect Systems, an electronic medical records company. He began his life sciences career with Baxter Healthcare Corporation, where he spent 11 years in positions of increasing responsibility. Mr. McGorry also served as an officer in the United States Army for six years, including commanding a special operations Green Beret SCUBA detachment. He also has been a member of the Biostage Board of Directors since February 2013. Mr. McGorry has an MBA with a concentration in healthcare from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, and a BS in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point where he was the President of his class.