Dr. Fortune serves as Senior General Manager,
Cleveland Clinic Innovations. Prior to joining
Cleveland Clinic, he was a Partner at Boston Millennia Partners, where he invested in early stage companies in pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Dr. Fortune has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare, life sciences and information technology sectors. He was previously President and Chief Operating Officer of New Era of Networks; Vice President at Monsanto; Vice President, at Bristol Myers Squibb;, Group President at Baxter International; and Vice President R&D at Baxter International. Dr. Fortune currently serves on the board of directors of Parexel International Corp, a global Contract
Research Organization as well as several private life sciences companies. He has been responsible for nurturing start-up activities from idea to prototype to standalone business. He has also been involved in some 30 M&A transactions from sourcing the company to closing the deal and successfully integrating the result. Pat has served on the engineering and scientific advisory boards of The University of Wisconsin, the University of Illinois, Cleveland Clinic, and the University of Chicago. Pat holds a BA from the University of Wisconsin, an MBA from Northwestern University, and a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Wisconsin.