David Cassak is a Managing Partner of Windhover Information and has been involved with the health care industry for more than 20 years.
Mr. Cassak earned a BA from Drew University and did graduate work at Columbia and Princeton, earning an MA, with honors from the former, before joining, Cassak Publications Inc., a family-run business that published trade journals for the hospital and alternate site distribution industries. For much of the 1980s, he wrote and spoke frequently about the medical/surgical and hospital supply industries, before joining The Wilkerson Group, a health care consulting company, in 1988, as an editor of IN VIVO: The Business & Medicine Report.
In 1989, Mr. Cassak, along with his partner Roger Longman, led a buyout of the publications business of TheWilkerson Group, forming Windhover Information Inc. In addition to IN VIVO, Windhover publishes other monthly reports, including START-UP: Windhover's Review of Emerging Medical Ventures and IN VIVO Europe Rx: Inside Europe's Biopharma Companies. Windhover also has an extensive database of health care transactions which has been turned into a Web-based electronic system, Strategic Intelligence Systems (SIS). SIS allows users to search for transactions by a variety of criteria, including deal structure, value, and therapeutic and scientific categories. Windhover also has a conference business and is well-known for, among others, its Pharmaceutical Strategic Alliances (New York), Euro-Biotech (Paris), Marketing Pharmaceutical Alliances (Philadelphia), and Bio-Windhover (Washington) meetings.
Mr. Cassak writes extensively about the medical device and hospital supply industries for IN VIVO and START-UP and is a frequent speaker before various companies and industry trade groups.
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Last Updated: Mon, Oct 30, 2006
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