Global Business Leader with a blend of expertise in international business development, global marketing, management, sales, and the product development process in the highly regulated medical device industry. Career record of US and international success in defining and leading the strategies and tactics that create dynamic gains in revenue, profit, and competitive market position. Ability to fluently
Global Business Leader with a blend of expertise in international business development, global marketing, management, sales, and the product development process in the highly regulated medical device industry. Career record of US and international success in defining and leading the strategies and tactics that create dynamic gains in revenue, profit, and competitive market position. Ability to fluently discuss the detail, science, clinical application, and technology behind complex medical devices with technical and non-technical audiences.
Skilled strategist, analytical thinker, and decisive contributor who navigates comfortably across functional areas, builds strong teams, and thrives in challenging, fast-paced environments. Well-established network of industry contacts that includes physicians, customers, distributors/direct sales teams, and colleagues worldwide. Superior leadership abilities, polished communication skills, and a solid understanding of international markets, cultural nuances and foreign business protocols. Multilingual, with fluency in Italian and English, as well as good understanding of Spanish.
Specialties:Global Sales & Marketing Management
International Business Development
Direct and Distributor Channel Marketing
Communication and Presentation
Market Identification and Expansion
Budget / P&L Management
Upstream and Downstream Marketing
R&D Strategy and Management
Team Building and Leadership
Co-CEO @ From February 2014 to Present (1 year 9 months) Senior Vice President @ From February 2013 to January 2014 (1 year) SwitzerlandVice President of International Sales @ From January 2010 to January 2013 (3 years 1 month) Vice President of Cardiology @ From January 2005 to December 2009 (5 years) Director of Global Marketing @ From January 2003 to December 2005 (3 years) Director of Cardiology @ From January 2000 to January 2003 (3 years 1 month) Director of Service @ From January 1997 to January 2000 (3 years 1 month) Product Manager @ From January 1995 to January 1997 (2 years 1 month) Database Manager @ From January 1994 to January 1995 (1 year 1 month) Researcher, Biomedical Engineering @ From January 1992 to January 1994 (2 years 1 month)
Master, Electronic Engineering; Biomedical Engineering @ Electronic Engineering, University of Bologna Linda Carota is skilled in: Product Management, Global Marketing, International Business..., Medical Devices, Market Development, Cardiology, Capital Equipment, Product Marketing, Product Development, New Business Development, Competitive Analysis, Global Marketing..., Upstream Marketing, Downstream Marketing, Highly Regulated..., Italian, Spanish, English, Medical Device R&D..., Europe/Middle..., Marketing, Product Launch, Sales Operations, Sales Management, Direct Sales, International Sales, Marketing Strategy, Business Strategy, Strategic Planning, Sales, Management, P&L Management, International Marketing, Leadership, Team Building, Market Analysis, Marketing Management, Selling, Biomedical Engineering, Cross-functional Team...
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