McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Jason Shields as Head of Professional Education at Shockwave Medical. Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing + Market Access, Jason will lead a growing effort to educate and train health care professionals on Shockwave therapies. He will develop the team and strategy for executing Shockwave-managed HCP programs, including identification of educational needs and development of programs and formats that meet customer and business needs. Jason will also own the professional education strategy and budget while managing direct and indirect resources involved in strategy execution.

The foundation of Jason’s career has been in marketing and business development. In his most recent role at Johnson & Johnson, he led the education endeavor for Verb Surgical, a joint venture between Johnson & Johnson and Google, bringing a robust education experience to life. He has developed innovative programs, curriculum, and trainings for various disease states around the globe.

Shockwave Medical is a public medical device company revolutionizing the interventional treatment of advanced cardiovascular disease by developing technology that targets calcified plaque.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Partner Ken Dropiewski and Senior Executive Recruiter Quyen Doan.