Jan Skvarka, PhD

President, CEO & Board Member

Dr. Skvarka joined Tal Medical in 2014, with the goal of accelerating Tal’s path toward pivotal trials and commercialization. Prior to Tal, he spent 14 years with Bain and Company, Boston, most recently as a leading partner in the firm’s Healthcare Practice. In his role, he advised senior executives of medical device and pharmaceutical clients on issues related to strategy, performance improvement and corporate development. In the more recent years, his focus was increasingly on entering and building new businesses in life sciences, including assessing new opportunities, developing business plans, and supporting scale-up and implementation. Prior to Bain, Dr. Skvarka worked with Price Waterhouse Corporate Finance in London and Vienna, focusing on M&A and capital raising.

Dr. Skvarka authored multiple publications on healthcare and financing topics, and speaks at industry conferences as an expert on life sciences businesses.

Dr. Skvarka received an MBA from Harvard Business School, Boston, a PhD in economics from University of Economics, Slovakia, and is a Certified Accountant in Austria.