Personal motto: Change is inevitable. Progress is optional.
This is how I am: Creative, engaged and challenging I guess.
Free time: Learning new things and enoying life.
Petra received her Master of Sciences, majoring in Chemistry, from the Gothenburg University, Sweden. While working as Key Account Manager for Sigma-Aldrich Chemical Co, she obtained a Marketing degree from IHM Business School. When joining Janssen-Cilag (Johnson & Johnson) as Product Manager, the interest for technology grew steadily and she became part of a J&J Task Force developing eHealth throughout the European organizations of Janssen-Cilag.
In 2004, Petra joined Mentice and as EMEA Marketing & Sales Director, she was able to develop new business concepts relating to professional education in collaboration with industry clients and the European Medical Professional Societies in the fields of Cardiology, Surgery and Radiology. As a co-founder and CEO of the Orzone, Petra was responsible for developing and putting revolutionary products to the market. The Orzone team started with a mind full of ideas how to improve medical skills training with the use of advanced virtual reality technologies, and it ended with signed long term contracts with Medical Professional Societies and Non-Governmental Organizations.
After spending a few years with XVIVO Perfusion, establishing a new technology for Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion at cardiothoracic surgery clinics in Europe; Petra is now running a consultancy company, Aproficio, where she continues to build on her passion for improving medical outcomes with medical technologies while being an active founder and Board Member at 10MD.