Chad provides leadership and guidance to the development, direction, coordination and management of all innovation activities at CHEST. This includes promoting innovation activities across the entire organization including discovering, prototyping, incubating and accelerating offerings that create opportunities for CHEST.
Chad serves as a leader for the organization in innovation, maintaining fiscal oversight related to managing resources (including staff teams assigned, space, equipment and budgets) to ensure maximization of these resources throughout the year. He contributes to the CHEST mission through the development of these leading edge educational activities, products and programs that enhance the member and organization experience. These activities, experiences and products may include developing international training programs, corporate innovations, novel medical product development as well as other business opportunities for CHEST.