David BraunGlobal Head of Connected Health & Medical Devices Solutions at Merck KgAa
David Braun is Global Head of Connected Health & Medical Device Business Solution for Merck Healthcare. David is an executive leader that has 20 years of experience in research and development, operations, strategy and business management worldwide. David is a Board director of Cellect, a biotech startup active in the field of stem cells and medical devices.
Before joining Merck, David served as Head of Operations and Global R&D of the Technology Business unit at Newell Brands, a Fortune 500 company, where he led key growth initiatives and multimillion dollar projects.
Prior to that, he worked as Vice President of R&D and Operations at Biosafe SA a medical device company acquired by GE, developing and launching medical devices at the forefront of technologies. Previously, David also held various senior management and engineering roles in the aerospace and high-tech industry.
David holds a master’s degree in applied physics from the Louis Pasteur University and a Degree in Electro-Optical Engineering from the Jerusalem College of Technology. He has participated in Executive leadership and general management programs at the Harvard Business School and IMD.