Peter FalzonTitle: Mentor-in-Residence
Assistant: Debbie Watkins
Assistant Phone: 734.764.4290
Peter has 25+ years experience in medical devices and life sciences. Based in San Francisco for the past 20 years, he has driven change management at medium size companies and helped launch several start-ups. Peter brings a strong background in lasers and ophthalmology to MiR team. Prior to returning to Michigan, Peter helped launch an ophthalmic gene therapy company, Avellino Labs, as its CEO in partnership with the company’s founder who developed the world’s first commercially successful genetic test for inherited eye disease.
A University of Michigan graduate with a degree in Economics and Japanese Studies, Peter spent ten years in Japan, has held senior positions with companies based in Germany and France, and spent 4 years down under as the CEO of a publicly traded medical device company in Australia that successfully expanded in Japan, the U.S., Germany and France under his leadership. In April 2018 Peter will earn a second degree from the University of Michigan when he completes the Executive MBA program at the Ross School of Business.