Paul Upham Roche/Genentech

Paul Upham

Paul Upham Roche/Genentech

Paul is the Head of Smart Devices at Roche / Genentech. Paul has 20+ years of experience in medical device R&D, strategic marketing, product management, clinical research, and medical informatics.

Prior to Roche / Genentech, Paul was with Becton Dickinson(BD), as Worldwide Director of Strategic Marketing in their Pharmaceutical Systems business.

Paul was also the head of Product at WellDoc, Inc., where he led the product management activities for WellDoc’s portfolio of mobile health solutions. He was responsible for WellDoc’s landmark BlueStar™ product, a class II medical device and the world’s first reimbursed, prescription-only software for diabetes.

Paul’s prior experience includes 10 years in BD’s Diabetes Care business. Paul was responsible for the award-winning BD InterActiv® Diabetes Software, and was a member of the BD / Medtronic team that launched ParadigmLink®, the world’s first wireless blood glucose meter.

Paul holds four issued patents in medical software and drug delivery devices and has multiple patent applications. He is also an author of numerous peer-reviewed articles in medical informatics and diabetes. His education includes undergraduate studies in cognitive science and graduate work in health informatics and finance at the University of Minnesota and New York University.