Health Advances Adds to Leadership Team
Today, Health Advances promoted Gary Gustavsen, Wyatt Gotbetter, and Andrew Matzkin to the position of Partner to recognize their outstanding contributions. All three Partners are highly regarded in the life sciences industry for their thought leadership, passion for improving the lives of patients, and commitment to client service. Equally important, all three are highly regarded as role models and leaders in the firm, investing heavily in mentoring staff and reinforcing the firm’s culture. This move positions Health Advances for continued growth by bringing the Partner group to a total of 11 professionals.
Gary Gustavsen leads the Personalized Medicine Practice at Health Advances, where his work focuses on commercialization strategy, indication prioritization, pricing and reimbursement strategy, and business development opportunities for both diagnostic and therapeutic clients. Gary has been with Health Advances for nearly 12 years, rapidly advancing through the ranks from the entry level Analyst position. Prior to joining Health Advances, Gary worked at Brookhaven National Lab, Becton Dickinson, and OSI Pharmaceuticals. Gary received his BSE degree in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and his MS degree in Biomedical Engineering from Stony Brook University.
Wyatt Gotbetter, with over 2 decades of experience in the life sciences industry, helps lead the Biopharma Practice and focuses on commercial growth and business development strategies for therapeutics companies. Wyatt joined Health Advances over 3 years ago after working at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Biogen, and Boston Scientific in strategy, product and portfolio management and new product commercialization. He earned his BS degree in Economics & Policy Analysis and an MPA degree, including a certificate from the Sloan Graduate Program in Health Services Management, at Cornell University.
Andrew Matzkin has 15 years of experience as a strategy consultant in healthcare, including 8 years at Health Advances. He leads the Digital Health and Health IT Practice, working closely with companies and investors in digital health, health IT, and the life sciences to develop strategies for development and commercialization of digital solutions. His areas of emphasis include connected devices and diagnostics, patient monitoring, digital disease management, real world data, and big data analytics across a wide range of technologies and therapeutic areas. Prior to Health Advances, Andrew was a Consultant at Bain & Company and also worked at Novartis in the global cardiovascular-metabolic franchise. Andrew earned his BA degree, Phi Beta Kappa, from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was honored as a Baker Scholar.