Mr. McGrath has over 20 years of marketing and sales leadership experience at leading technology companies including COGNOS (IBM) where he headed up the field marketing introduction of PowerPlay, the first major Business Intelligence Solution, FAST Search & Transfer’s New Markets Business Development (now Microsoft), Global Public Sector Business Development for Endeca (now Oracle Analytics) and managed Motorola Computer Systems Group-Boston sales and technical services operation. John was also on the founding management teams of several successful startups including Excalibur Technologies (Microsoft), Powerize.com (D&B), and Cloud Pharmaceuticals. Most recently John was Managing Partner for The Infinity Venture Group, focused on commercialization of advanced technologies from leading academic institutions including MIT, Harvard, and Duke.
When not working for Altus Alliance clients, John provides his expertise to non-profit and social initiatives including Partner’s Healthcare Executive Committee for Patient Experience and as a Catalyst Advisor for MIT Deshpande Center, John’s education includes an MBA in Finance and BS degree in Marketing from the Whittemore School of Business (UNH). He has studied bioinformatics and medical informatics at Stanford University as well as sitting as Executive Director of the Center for Biomolecular and Medical Informatics at University of Massachusetts-Lowell.