John Speer, Senior Director of Business Development & Strategy

John Speer is responsible for strategy, acquisitions, investments and partnerships for Stryker’s largest division. He has held a variety of roles, in F500 companies and startups alike, primarily structuring venture and buyout transactions.  He is also a proud veteran, serving as an active duty pilot in the United States Air Force for 12 years, and spent most of this time in the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber.  John holds an Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.