Roles & Responsibilities:
Provides leadership to the organization ensuring the military focused mission directs the actions, organization, and functions of the team. He maintains strategic level communications with the military leadership and the board to develop objectives and monitors action plans that support their achievement. He further reaches out to corporate, universities, associations, foundations, and funding partners to bring together a coherent network and means to identify and accelerate technologies that can make a difference in military medicine. His influence reaches far into the medical R&D domain to provide tools and service support for the organization, the consortium members, and the military’s benefit.
William Howell is a 35 year DoD retiree who executed senior SES level research project management operations for medical product development in all categories of products including biologics, drugs, and devices. He has worked with and is familiar with the business practices of all DoD medical R&D organizations and several Health and Human Services (HHS) organizations. He has worked closely with industry in conducting technology assessments, CRADA and contract negotiations, research project oversight, business practice interfaces, and funding methodologies. Mr. Howell is the Chief Operating Officer for MTEC.