Jan B. Pietzsch, Ph.D.

Jan B. Pietzsch, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer

JBPDr. Pietzsch is Co-Founder of Wing Tech Inc., and serves as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer since 2004. His work at Wing Tech focuses on health-economic evaluation, early-stage technology assessment, and strategic decision-support. A primary emphasis is on the early evaluation of the value proposition of new technologies to provide quantitative input into the selection of the most promising technology concepts and their targeted development. This includes model-based assessment of the clinical and health-economic benefit of new diagnostics and therapies from the patient, healthcare system, and provider perspective.

Dr. Pietzsch is an Adjunct Professor in Stanford University’s Department of Management Science Engineering. He also serves as Director, Health Economics and Value, of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, a globally leading medical technology innovation program. In this role, he directs Stanford Biodesign’s position and teaching on health economics and value, and coaches the Biodesign Innovation Fellows in this area.

Jan Pietzsch’s academic training is in management science and engineering, with emphasis on biomedical engineering and decision and risk analysis. He received degrees from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany (Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur, 2000) and from Stanford University (MS, Engineering-Economic Systems and Operations Research, 1998; Ph.D. Management Science and Engineering, 2004). During his doctoral research, he spent time as a research fellow at the FDA’s Office of Device Evaluation, where he investigated the use of Bayesian methods in early-stage assessment of new medical devices.

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Email: jpietzsch @ wing-tech.com