AUSTIN, Texas (Jan. 18, 2022) – Austin-based health tech firm Green Room Technologies today named Kristin Norton, Ph.D. as its new CEO. Kristin will play a critical role in leading the firm’s support of startup and early-stage companies in the rapidly growing healthcare technology industry.
The four-year-old firm brings together a leadership team with decades of healthcare experience in business viability, market and technology readiness, interoperability, communications, and funding. Green Room’s clients include health tech companies with medical device and software products. Its services enhance innovation, interoperability, growth, and investment potential.
“It’s an exciting time to be in digital health with a record number of investment dollars flowing to companies that aim to transform healthcare delivery and improve patient outcomes,” said Green Room Technologies’ CEO Kristin Norton, Ph.D. “Leveraging the experience of Green Room leaders Bob Teague, MD and Darrell Woelk, MS, we have a great opportunity to help companies succeed in a highly competitive market.
“Based in Austin, we are committed to serving the health tech community by helping companies launch, grow, and attain market leadership. And, on a more personal level, I hope to act as a role model for women who are working to become leaders in the field.”
Kristin is a health tech veteran specializing in go-to-market strategies, late-stage product development, compliance, content, and high-level messaging for medical device and health IT firms.
Kristin earned a doctorate in Biomedical Science from UNT Health Science Center followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health where she studied neural control of the cardiovascular system during aging, exercise, and spaceflight. She then founded Science Scribes, Inc. and acted as a marketing, research, and busdev executive for PracticeIT, InGENIUS Strategies, HRG Capital, and SocialCare assisting many medical device and digital health startups along the way.
Kristin has served on the board of the American College of Sports Medicine, ChildBuilders, and the Austin HIMSS organization as well as the THSA Health Information Exchange Task Force and FHIR standard development committees.
For more information about Green Room Technologies, visit www.greenroomtx.com