VP of InVentures, Smith & Nephew Advanced Surgical Device Division
Jeff Wyman has held his present role at Smith & Nephew since 2011. InVentures works with surgeons on new product concept.
“A company the size of Smith & Nephew – one of our distinct advantages is that we have scale in our sales force. And so we have direct, intimate contact with customers around the world. As opposed to them charting out on their own [course], we created this business where they have the ability to come to us first with problems that they may have or ideas that they think can improve care. The business that we established is built around a robust idea management system where we can evaluate ideas for their intellectual property, merit, strategic fit within the organization and manufacturability.”
– How Smith & Nephew’s InVentures program is promoting innovation (December 2017)