Arlene is a senior executive with over 30 years of experience in medical/healthcare marketing, business development, and management. Her areas of expertise include new product development and commercial launch (US and OUS); strategic and tactical marketing, market research, and product management; and, external communications.

    She has played an integral part in the growth of large established companies, such as Pfizer (Shiley), Medtronic, Beckman-Coulter, St. Jude Medical, Thermo-Fischer, and most recently Arlene has focused on building the identity, value and infrastructure of many start-ups including EP Dynamics, Reviticell, Pegasus Biologics, PhageTech, BioMedGPS, and TinyKicks. Her consulting company, Silvergleid and Associates, has performed market due diligence for IPOs and advised international companies on the suitability for US market entry.

    Arlene holds a BS in Chemistry and Biology from Simmons College and MBA courses from Boston University.