Innovation Lead, Phillips HealthWorks
Lana Caron is a senior innovation health tech executive with an established track record of success launching new ventures, raising capital and expanding business into new markets. She has been helping startups and multinationals develop plans and accelerate growth for over 15 years. Lana is currently Innovation Lead and Sr. Director at Philips Healthworks driving external innovation and venturing activities, including strategy, scouting, partnership development and deal execution. Prior to joining Philips Healthworks, Lana served as an independent startup advisor and innovation consultant working with health tech and digital health companies across the healthcare continuum. Earlier in her career, Lana held senior leadership roles as VP of Sales & Marketing for a digital learning startup, Director of Corporate Development at Sensata Technologies (formerly Texas Instruments) and Manager of Strategy & Business Development at Philips Healthcare. She’s an avid supporter of the Boston innovation community currently mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs at MIT, Harvard and Tufts, and advising founders at MassChallenge and other startup accelerators.