Carlos Crawford has held various leadership positions in sales, marketing, market research, human resources, and operations as an executive at leading pharmaceutical manufacturers Eli Lilly and Company and Astra Zeneca. Crawford has been instrumental in the strategy development and sales execution for 24 commercialized products including 11 new-product launches across myriad disease states and medical specialties. As Executive Business Director, Cardiology for Astra Zeneca, he helped establish the business as the new market leader in Post-PCI oral anti-platelet therapy while doubling US sales. He has served as Commercial Officer and Head of Sales for the medical device company, Vital Art and Science and most recently, runs a boutique consulting practice helping early stage life science companies build commercial capabilities. An active member in the North Texas Angel Network and mentor in the UTD-Venture Development Center and Dallas Health Wildcatters, he provides capital and expertise to a variety of start -up businesses. He currently serves as a volunteer pilot for Angel Flight America and a mentor for HIS Bridge Builders. Crawford holds an MBA from the Cox School of Business at SMU.