Douglas Leach

Douglas Leach


Managing Director, Biomechanical Innovation,

HSS Global Innovation Institute

In his role at the Global Innovation Institute, Mr. Leach is focused on driving the discovery, assessment, development and commercialization functions related to musculoskeletal devices at HSS. Mr. Leach is a key connection between the HSS surgeon community and medical staff, the Department of Biomechanical Engineering, and HSS’ growing list of commercial partners, with the goal of leveraging the HSS core competency of device innovations to drive improvement in musculoskeletal care and commercial success.

Prior to HSS, Mr. Leach spent more than 25 years in the orthopedic device industry, working across R&D, product marketing and business management functions. He has experience in both large corporate settings and early-stage technology companies, having served as a former Vice President with Stryker, managing various functions of their $1.4 billion knee franchise, as well as Senior Vice President at OrthoSensor, where he was responsible for product development and marketing of sensor-based instrument and implant platforms.

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June 17,2021

How to Drive a Culture of Innovation in Orthopedics: Lessons from HSS

7:30 am-9:00 am

Room 51