Today Renovia announced the immediate appointment of Jim O’Connor as General Counsel & Senior Vice President, Strategic Development.
Mr. O’Connor joined Renovia as General Counsel in February 2018 and since then has led the company’s legal, compliance, quality and regulatory functions. In his new role, Mr. O’Connor’s responsibilities will expand to include corporate business development, manufacturing, program management and overseeing Renovia’s finance team. He will also assist in identifying and implementing programs to improve organizational efficiency and execution.
“Jim has shown remarkable judgment and versatility, and has become a key cross-functional leader,” said Marc Beer, Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Renovia. “In his Strategic Development role, Jim will partner with the entire Renovia team to develop and implement strategies to maximize return on investments across our technology portfolio. As Renovia continues its growth and prepares for commercial launch of our next-generation digital therapeutics, he will also help drive potential business development and partnership opportunities.”
“I am so fortunate to work with the outstanding, mission-driven teams across Renovia and genuinely honored to take on this broader leadership role,” stated Mr. O’Connor. “I look forward to working closely with Marc and everyone at Renovia as we leverage our pipeline of digital therapeutic and diagnostic devices to help create a new standard of care in women’s health.”
Prior to joining Renovia, Mr. O’Connor worked for 12 years at United Technologies Corp. (UTC), a Fortune 100 company, in legal and business roles of increasing responsibility. Mr. O’Connor began his legal career at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, where his practice focused on securities law, mergers and acquisitions and licensing transactions for private and publicly traded technology companies. Mr. O’Connor received his Bachelor of Arts from Boston College and his Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School in 1999