Arlen Meyers, MD, MRA is a professor emeritus of otolaryngology, dentistry, and engineering at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Colorado School of Public Health, serves as the Chief Medical Officer with BridgeHealth and Cliexa, and is President and CEO of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs ( He is an associate editor of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology and Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship and Editor-in-Chief of Medscape Reference: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; is a faculty member at the University of Colorado Denver Graduate School and Direct the Program in Biomedical Entrepreneurship at the Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Denver Business School, and

Dr. Meyers’ primary research centers around biomedical and health innovation and entrepreneurship and life science technology commercialization. He consults with companies, governments, colleges and universities around the world seeking expertise and contacts in the areas of bio entrepreneurship, bioscience, healthcare, healthcare IT, medical tourism — nationally and internationally, new product development, product design, and financing new ventures.

He is a former Harvard-Macy fellow; in 2010 he completed a Fulbright at Kings Business, the commercialization office of technology transfer at Kings College in London. His publications this year include Building the Case for Biotechnology, Optical Detection of Cancer, and The Life Science Innovation Roadmap.