President & CEO
Claire Llewellyn Williams, MA, ASCT (UK), CCRP
Claire Llewellyn Williams brings over 30 years of experience in medical device development with 20 years management experience in the global high technology medical device industry.
Claire began her career working in pharma at Schering Health Care, UK, where she gained considerable experience in clinical trial methodology with emphasis on large scale Phase III Development Studies. Since 1994, Claire moved to the medical device sector where she gained wide experience in device development and marketing while holding multiple executive roles at Bard Electrophysiology, as the Director of Marketing EU, Global Director of Clinical Marketing, and as Global Director of Clinical Affairs during her tenure.
More recently, prior to co-founding Dragon Consulting Group, LLC, Boston, MA USA, Claire served as the Vice President of Clinical Affairs at St Jude Medical. As the President & CEO, Claire has developed Dragon to be a company wholly focused on development of medical devices with emphasis on early stage development from IP evaluation, through prototyping, to regulatory approval in the US and EU. Dragon’s unique company structure creates specific, highly experienced project development teams able to rapidly establish device commercial viability and increase concept value at critical inflection points.
Educated in the UK, Claire achieved multiple degrees, completing a BA in English Literature from the University of Oxford, UK, A Certificado Nacional de Literatura y Lengua, from the Univerisity of Oxford, UK and University of Valencia, Spain. She is a Certified in Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) and is an Associate Member of the Society of Cardiac Technicians, London UK (ASCT UK). Claire is fluent in Spanish and French.
Chief Medical Officer
David Keane, MD, PhD
Dr. David Keane, co-founder of Dragon Consulting Group, serves as the Chief Medical Officer.
Currently the Director of Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Keane has previously served as the Director of Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at St. James’ Hospital in Dublin, Ireland and as the Director of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Specializing in the treatment of Atrial and Ventricular Cardiac Arrhythmias, Dr. Keane is world renowned with more than 160 publications, more than 150 guest lecture presentations and multiple patents.
Dr. Keane received his M.B. from the Royal College of Surgeons and National University of Ireland, his M.R.C.P.I. from the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, and his PhD in Interventional Cardiology from Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. As a medical resident, Dr. Keane served in rotations at multiple hospitals in Ireland and as a fellow in both Medicine and Cardiology at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin. Dr. Keane further completed Fellowships in Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology at Guy’s Hospital in London, UK, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands and at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, respectively.