Greg Dane retired from the Georgia Research Alliance in 2015 and continues to advise GRA Ventures portfolio companies. Prior to joining GRA, he was Director of Innovation in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University where he was instrumental in commercializing numerous university-based medical technologies through licensing and startup creation. Prior to this role, Dane served for 10 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of three development-stage bioscience companies, and 15 years in various senior management positions with Baxter Healthcare Corporation, including General Manager of Research and Development in Europe.
Dane is a Director of MedShape, Inc. and GRA start-up company NovAb. He previously was a Director of Somatocor, VitaGen, Inc., Neocrin Company, and Sensys Medical, Inc. He also served on the Boards of Directors of the Georgia Biomedical Partnership, the Life Sciences Industry Council in Orange County, CA, and numerous university-affiliated life science research and commercialization organizations. Mr. Dane received both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters in Engineering from Cornell University.