Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
A co-founder, Dave was the Vice President of Marketing from June 2003 until 2010 when he was named Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
He has been instrumental in obtaining venture funding and capital raises, developing the Alimera brand, launching Soothe® Emollient (Lubricant) Eye Drops, leading business development, setting up the initial structure in Europe, and overseeing the launch plans for Alimera's next brands.
Prior to Alimera, Dave spent eighteen years marketing ethically-promoted OTC and prescription pharmaceuticals, including the launch of 16 new products.
For five years, Dave was Vice President of Marketing with Novartis Ophthalmics following other marketing positions at CIBA Vision Ophthalmics, which he joined in 1992.
also has international management experience having been responsible for the global launch of CIBA Vision's daily disposable contact lenses.
Prior to Novartis, Dave spent four years in the Procter and Gamble brand management program and was on the team that launched its first pharmaceutical product.
Dave has served on the Corporate Advisory Council for Ocular Surgery News, the industry's leading publication and is a board member of a local financial services company.
He has a BA in politics from Princeton University.