Ian was a co-founder of several start-ups, including XcelDx, which ultimately partnered with Scanwell Health, a smartphone-enabled diagnostics company backed by Y-Combinator, Founders Fund, DCM, Version One, and Mayfield. He focused his efforts on product development and served as an advisor to the company. Scanwell was acquired by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) in 2021. He also worked for Becton, Dickinson & Company, where he led new product innovation and development. He continues to actively advise and mentor a number of innovative healthcare start-ups. He started his career at McKinsey & Company and spent five years advising healthcare clients globally.
Ian serves as an advisor and board member of various organizations. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors at The New England Venture Capital Association and Harvard Business School Healthcare Alumni Association, where he also served as the 2021 Annual Conference Co-Chair. Additionally, Ian serves as an Industry Advisor at Cornell Tech’s The Precision Behavioral Health Initiative.
Ian has a Bachelor of Science degree in biological engineering from Cornell University, where he graduated with honors and was a Cornell Presidential Research Scholar. He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.