Basic

Luca Porro

Employee, Project Manager, Business Development, Sorin Group

Mirandola, Italy

Skills

Technical background in the medical devices industry (MSc in Biomedical Engineering) plus International Business Management studies (Master's in European Business). Work experience in international teams in the medical devices industry in Strategic Marketing
New Product Development
Business Planning
Business Strategy
R&D. International work experience in consulting in different industries. Strong motivation to pursue an international career in the medical devices industry
looking for responsibility roles. Willing to relocate
either in Italy or abroad.

Timeline

Professional experience for Luca Porro

  • Current , since Mar 2011

    Project Manager, Business Development

    Sorin Group

    Managing business development projects and strategic inititatives in the Cardiopulmonary Business Unit

  • 2 years and 11 months, May 2008 - Mar 2011

    Product Manager, Global Marketing

    Sorin Group

    Global Product Manager responsible of products for the cardiopulmonary bypass during open heart cardiac surgery (disposable and equipment).

  • 7 months, Nov 2007 - May 2008

    Intern, Global Marketing

    Sorin Group

    Developed the business plan of a New Product Development project for the Cardiopulmonary Business Unit; defined the product requirements and the marketing strategy; monitored the progress of the work.

  • 5 months, Jun 2007 - Oct 2007

    Graduate student consultant

    ESCP-EAP European School of Management London

    Independent study by ESCP-EAP European School of Management, commissioned by the Conservative Party: analysed the UK environment in relation to entrepreneurship, identified the main barriers and possible remedies to improve the current situation. Skills gained: teamwork, project planning, problem solving, client relationship, results orientation, analytical skills, interviewing, networking, communication skills.

  • 3 months, Mar 2007 - May 2007

    Graduate student consultant

    Fiat Group Automobiles

    Internal Marketing strategic research: defined and benchmarked the best practices of large companies in the retention, involvement and motivation of their employees; suggested some initiatives. Skills gained: teamwork, project planning, problem solving, analytical skills, communication skills.

Educational background for Luca Porro

  • 1 year and 5 months, Jan 2007 - May 2008

    International Business Management

    ESCP-EAP European School of Management

    1-year, 2-country, international pre-experience programme. Core subjects: Problem Solving & Decision Making, Business Strategy, Marketing, New Product Development, Interpersonal Skills, Economics, Accounting, Finance, European Business Law, International Management

  • 2 years and 4 months, Sep 2004 - Dec 2006

    Engineering

    Polytechnic University of Turin

    Grade: 108/110. Thesis project: "Design and realization of a stimulator for the support of physiological functions". Core subjects: Clinical Engineering, Bioelectronics, Structured Design of Medical Devices, Bioimages, Medical Informatics, Quality Systems, Regulatory Affairs, Biomaterials

  • 2 years and 10 months, Oct 2001 - Jul 2004

    Engineering

    Polytechnic University of Turin

    Grade: 110/110. Thesis project: "Definition of the test procedure for an electromyographic probe of new generation". Core subjects: Math, Physics, Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Informatics, Statistics, Biomechanics, Biomaterials, Bioelectronics, Cellular mechanics, Tissue engineering

Languages

  • German

    Basic

  • French

    Basic

  • English

    Fluent

  • Italian

    First language

Wants

Job opportunities in the medical devices industry
in Marketing or R&D
possibly with the involvement in New Product Development. I do not have any problem to relocate and I would like to have a work experience abroad or at least to work in close contact with foreign people
such as in a Global Marketing team.

Interests

Medical devices
Health care
Marketing
R&D
New Product Development
Business Planning
Strategic Consulting
Biomedical Engineering

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