Patrick Daly

CEO, Cohera Medical

Patrick Daly

CEO, Cohera Medical

Biography

Mr. Daly has more than 20 years of experience in the medical device space, with over 14 years in sales, marketing, international marketing and leadership positions throughout the Johnson & Johnson organization including Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Ethicon Products, J&J Medical Australia/New Zealand, J&J Medical Asia Pacific and Cohera Medical, Inc.® Within Johnson & Johnson, he held positions of increasing responsibility in marketing, international marketing and sales. He successfully launched a surgical technology business in Australia and created and implemented the first-ever regulatory review of safety and efficacy of that new technology by the Australian Government. He continued his Johnson & Johnson entrepreneurial-like career track as a marketing leader in J&J Medical Asia Pacific by creating and implementing training and development programs in China, India, Korea, Singapore, and the Philippines.

Mr. Daly started Cohera Medical in January 2006 and led four successful funding rounds of over $75M in capital from private investors to facilitate Cohera Medical’s two lead products; TissuGlu® Surgical Adhesive and Sylys® Surgical Sealant through the FDA approval process for medical devices. Prior to starting Cohera Medical and Johnson & Johnson, Mr. Daly spent over four years on active duty in the U.S. Army as a field artillery officer. A native of New York, he is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point where he received a Bachelor of Science, Foreign Area Studies (Latin America).

He played varsity lacrosse during his four years at West Point and was an All-American. Mr. Daly serves on several Boards, including the Advanced Medical Technology Association’s (AdvaMed) Board of Directors as well as the Emerging Growth Company Council (EGCC) for AdvaMed, and the Pittsburgh Technology Council. His not for profit board membership includes Girls Hope Pittsburgh, a non-profit that provides a well-balanced, nurturing home and quality education through college for academically capable girls as well as The Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund, committed to helping veterans and their families through education. He is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).