EP #97: Being a Regulatory & Quality Executive w/ Anthony Watson, VP of RA/QA at Windgap Medical

By Mitch Robbins on February 26, 2024

Joining us for this episode was Mr. Anthony Watson, the Vice President of Regulatory & Quality at Windgap Medical. Tony comes to the show today with almost 30 years of experience in the greater LifeSciences industry. Prior to working on the industry side, he spent almost 20 years working for the FDA where prior to resigning, he was the Director for the Division of Anesthesiology, General Hospital, Infection Control & Dental Services.

If you can’t tell already, Tony has a tremendous breadth of experience working for companies like  Sanofi, Biogen, Pear Therapeutics and of course now Windgap Medical. He has been at the forefront of the development of FDA emerging technology global regulatory schemes affecting the evolution of regulated combination products, SaMD products & human factors and he is an expert when it comes to building new Regulatory teams, defining problems & finding optimal solutions. He holds his BS in Engineering from the United States Naval Academy & both his Masters in Management Information Systems & MBA from the University of Maryland.

Some of the highlights we discussed:

-How his formative years shaped his career trajectory

-His transition from FDA to the industry side of the business

-His take on leadership & lessons learned from his Military experience

-What separates top performers from the average in RA and/or QA

-Advice for those aspiring to lead the entire RA and/or QA functions

..and so much more!

Find Tony on LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthony-w-77abaa3/

Learn more about Windgap Medical:

https://windgapmedical.com/

Posted by Mitch Robbins

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