Marc Filerman is Managing Partner at German Accelerator Life Sciences – an organization accelerating international growth of promising German startups. With over 30 years in healthtech, Marc has expertise in market development, commercialization, and innovation acceleration, and broad experience leading marketing, sales, and business development for large companies and startups. Marc co-founded a molecular imaging startup, was Chief Commercial Officer at an NIH-funded hometech venture, and was an Accelerator Executive with the CIMIT accelerator at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Prior to that, Marc held multiple corporate leadership positions including VP of Global Marketing at iCAD, Group Director of Marketing at Smith & Nephew, and Director of Global Marketing and Strategy at Hill-Rom. Marc holds MS and BS degrees from MIT in Mechanical Engineering, did his graduate work at the MIT AI Lab, and started his career designing ultrasound imaging equipment for echocardiography.