John Raabo Nielsen is the Senior Vice President, Global R&D with Coloplast A/S a $2B Danish medical device company. John is a member of CEO Business Forum and Executive Management Forum. Coloplast A/S is a market leading manufacturer of medical devices for ostomy, continence and wound care as well as surgical urology. The company with headquarters in Denmark employs around 7,500 people. John holds a Master of Business Administration, Oxford University. He is a Member of Danish Industry Association's Design Council. a Member of MIT Innovation Lab. He has mentored EFN teams at Stanford, the University of Washington, and Rice University.

Industry Experience

Medical devices; Life sciences


Business Development; Health; Life sciences; Manufacturing; Product Design; Research and development; Technology Commericialization.

Universities Mentored For

Duke University, Rice University, University of Washington

John Raabo Nielsen

Coloplast A/S

Copenhagen, Denmark

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