Jim leads the Life Science TN Mentor program. He has more than 33 years of device, diagnostic, drug, biologics and combination product experience. He is currently CEO of Relay Life Science. Most recently he served as COO for BioMimetic Therapeutics for 12 years, leading growth from four to 100 employees through multiple regulatory approvals. He has broad experience in operations, supply chain management, early stage R&D, product development, tech transfer, quality system, product approvals, regulatory, IT and facilities management for bulk drug and finished products. His experience spans early stage research through all phases of development product launch, and routine commercial operations.