James Biggins

Founder, President and CEO, Access Vascular

James Biggins

Founder, President and CEO, Access Vascular

Biography

After shadowing physicians in a Boston hospital and witnessing first-hand the delay in administering antibiotics to a severely ill patient due to infection risks from a catheter, Jim Biggins knew there had to be a better way. Leveraging his engineering expertise and experience with hydrogels, he applied those skills to found Access Vascular in 2015, with the goal of reinventing venous access. Jim has previously held engineering and new product development positions at Ocular Therapeutix, Boston Scientific and Medtronic. In these roles, he launched more than a dozen medical technology products from concept through commercialization. He also has been a partner in a venture creation group with responsibility for identifying opportunities, initiating companies and developing business strategies. Jim earned an M.B.A from Babson College and a B.S. in Plastics Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.