Chairman, ZOLL Medical Corp.
Mr. Packer is a Board Member of MDMA (Medical
Device Manufacturers Association),a national trade association based in
Washington, D.C. that advocates for entrepreneurial medical technology
companies and is a Board Member of Bruker BioSciences Corporation,a
leading provider of high-performance scientific instruments and solutions for
molecular and materials research, as well as for industrial and applied
analysis.Mr. Packer is past Chairperson of MassMEDIC, the industry
council for Medical Devices in Massachusetts.
Mr. Packer also served on the Steering
Committee for the Massachusetts Life Sciences Initiative, and is a Board Member
of the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center, a University of
Massachusetts initiative to incubate medical device companies. Mr. Packer
has served as a Board Member for both a public company, as well as numerous
private, early stage ventures. In 2006 he was awarded the designation of High
Tech All-Star by the Massachusetts Technology Council. He has been recognized
by both Forbes and Fortune magazines as a leader of one of the fastest growing
small companies in the U.S. In May, 2010, he was named an Ernst &
Young Entrepreneur of the Year, 2010 New England finalist.