Vice President of Operations
Judith Hedstrom joined as Vice President of Operations of NeuroTrauma Sciences shortly after its founding. She is an accomplished executive leader, with more than 25 years’ experience in accelerating life science product development and growth. Judy’s strength lies in her ability to prioritize investment decisions, build high-performing, cross-functional teams throughout all stages of portfolio development, identify and structure partnerships and commercial programs, and recruit senior talent. Judy has held numerous executive roles, including Senior Vice President of Corporate and Business Development and Chief Operating Officer of Alteon Inc., a publicly held biopharmaceutical company, and Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development for APACHE Medical Systems, also a public company. Judy has consulted to biologics, pharmaceutical, and medical products companies and their investors on a variety of high-impact matters regarding operational and financial strategy, growth and profit optimization, due diligence, and interim executive leadership. Her prior experience McKinsey & Company, as a Senior Practice Expert and The Wilkerson Group, as a Senior Consultant. Judy graduated with a B.A. in Chemistry and an M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago.