Patricia Scheller has extensive experience in the global healthcare industry, where she has had success at companies both large and small. With more than 25 years of executive experience in the medical device, diagnostic and consumer industries, her resume lists multiple technologies that have dramatically improved patient care and enjoyed tremendous commercial success. The breadth of her responsibilities has spanned senior positions in marketing, business development and R&D.
She is currently the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors at Viveve, Inc., a publicly held women’s health company passionately committed to advancing new solutions to improve women’s overall well-being and quality of life.
Prior to her position at Viveve, Ms. Scheller served as a senior advisor to the Swiss government on the exportation of medical devices into the US. She also served as CEO and Director at Prescient Medical, an interventional cardiology company, and SomaLogic, a company in the field of protein-based diagnostics.
While at Johnson & Johnson, she was responsible for launching the PALMAZ-SCHATZ® balloon-expandable Stent, which earned a 95% market share while establishing a $6B market, making it the most successful medical device launch in the company’s history.
Ms. Scheller received a BSE degree in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and completed executive business education programs at Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University and Northwestern University. In 2016, she received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, the first female recipient of the award in the school’s history.