Brian Muellers, Ph.D.

Principal, BridgeTech LLC

With thirty years at a Fortune 1000 company including senior R&D leadership in Life Sciences and Industrial sectors as well as general management experience of a Power Generation business, Brian is uniquely suited to bridge the gaps that exist between the technical functions and business leadership.   Brian has a track record of successful turnarounds and change management in each of the senior executive positions in which he served at Pall Corporation and Danaher.  Turnaround experience includes:   

Senior Vice President of Life Sciences Global Media R&D: 

  • Introduced Stage-GateTM management, quality function deployment, design of experiments and design control tools
  • Contributed to >10% business growth, new product vitality of >20%, a 5x reduction in scrap
  • First new core technology introduction in ten years resulting in >$100 million in new revenue.

Senior Vice President of Industrial R&D 

  • Led an organizational and cultural transformation in under two years
  • 40% focused reduction in the project portfolio
  • 4x improvement in on-time delivery of new products
  • Increase in product vitality from 7% to 12%
  • $141 million in new product sales
  • 10x increase in invention disclosures
  • M&A due diligence adding $70 in new revenue.

Senior Vice President of Technology Integration 

  • Responsible for Engineering, Quality and Technical Support
  • Reduced costs of technical functions by $6 million (nearly 10%) in under a year
  • Improved the customer experience
  • Increased speed of engineering  approvals by >50%.

President of Pall Power Generation 

  • Led a global team to achieve the first twelve-month period of positive growth in three years
  • Grew the sales funnel from $8 million to $22 million
  • Improved the sales win rate from 47% to 61%
  • Built a strong leadership team with a focused strategy.

Brian has a BS in Biology from the State University of New York at Albany and MS and PhD degrees in Chemistry from Polytechnic University (now the NYU Tandon School of Engineering). He is inventor on nine US Patents including six for life-saving blood processing devices that generated sales of >$200 million.