David Krahe is a leader in the firm’s Global Medical Device and Diagnostics Practice. He partners with both public and privately held companies across the healthcare sector, including medical devices and biopharma, to address their leadership and talent issues. David specializes in general management and functional leadership assignments. He is based in Dallas.
Prior to joining the firm, David was a member of the leadership team at St. Jude Medical, a Class III medical device company, where he led U.S. marketing for their neuromodulation business. He was also involved in two company acquisitions and several major product launches during his tenure. In addition to his experience in marketing, David held leadership positions in sales and product management. Before joining St. Jude Medical, he served as a nuclear engineer aboard a U.S. Navy fast attack submarine.
Additional Professional Activities
David is a passionate entrepreneur and active real estate investor. He shares this passion whenever possible as a teacher. He has also served as a visiting professor at the Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala City.
David received his M.B.A. from the Acton School of Business with a focus in entrepreneurship, and his B.S. in naval architecture and marine engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy. David is a certified nuclear engineer.
Healthcare, Executive Search