NAVROZE S. MEHTA
Founder and CEO
Navroze is Founder and CEO of Impact Medical Innovations. Impact Medical Innovations is dedicated to promoting technologies that can solve major global medical unmet needs. Its goal is to make widely applicable devices and health care services sustainable, affordable and accessible to all. Two initial areas of focus are point of care diagnostic markers for Ovarian and Prostate cancer. Navroze Mehta is also Founder & CEO of Mela Artisans Inc. (www.melaartisans.com). He co-founded Mela with his daughter Sonali Mehta Rao. Mela Artisans blends traditional handcrafting techniques with contemporary design in home and fashion to promote social uplift in artisan communities.
Navroze received an MBA from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Sydenham College at the University of Bombay, India. Navroze has been a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) for 20 years, is past chair of the Americas Gateway Chapter, and served as Regional Chair of the Economic Development Network. He is also a past member of the Ashoka Support Network (www.ashoka.org), a leader in the field of social entrepreneurship and has invested in several social impact enterprises.
JOHN P. KEADY
John Keady is President of New Day Diagnostics and Impact Medical Innovations. Serving in this capacity as a Sales, Marketing, and Commercial Operations executive, John brings extensive experience in channel management as well as bringing medical devices to market in multiple manufacturer and distributor leadership positions, both domestically and internationally. Prior to Impact Medical Innovations, John served in a variety of leadership roles at Welch Allyn including Sales, Channel Management, Customer Care, ERP Implementation, Quality and Regulatory, and General Management for businesses in the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. Most recently he served on the Executive Committee and as Vice President, Sales and Marketing at AliMed developing and executing go-to-market strategies for print, digital, field and inside sales covering Acute Care, Post-Acute Care, Ambulatory Care, Extended Care and Consumer markets in both direct and indirect channels. John received a B.A. from the State University of New York at Geneseo where he was also inducted into the University’s Athletics Hall of Fame for Men’s Ice Hockey. His education also includes the University of Rochester William E. Simon Graduate School of Business, Rochester, NY (Senior Management) and the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney, Australia (General Management). He is a past member of the Healthcare Industry Distributors Association (www.hida.org) Acute Care Advisory Council, an organization focused on improving and advancing the value of distribution in healthcare.