Dave Stevenson is Managing Director of Merck Global Health Innovation (GHI) Fund. Dave brings over 20 years of healthcare strategy and innovation expertise to the GHI team. In addition, Dave also brings a strong operational focus to accelerating value realization for portfolio companies. Prior to joining the Global Health Innovation Fund, Dave has been a member of Merck’s Strategy Office focused on corporate strategy development, including whitespace identification, scenario planning, and transformational business model development.
Prior to joining Merck, Dave spent a decade in strategy consulting helping small and large health care companies find new growth drivers while freeing up cash flows from operations to fund higher value added activities. Dave started his career with strong cross-functional operating roles with Novartis, including deep experience in clinical development and commercial operations.
Dave holds a BA from Washington University and a MBA from Vanderbilt University.