Mark Coticchia

Mark E. Coticchia is Corporate Vice President, Innovation at Baptist Health South Florida where he is responsible for providing system-wide vision, energy and leadership to technology management, corporate development, new ventures, and commercialization at the largest not-for-profit healthcare organization in South Florida.

Previously, he served as Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer of the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan where he led a business unit dedicated to solving complex problems in healthcare and positioned Henry Ford to shape the rapidly changing future of medicine.

With more than thirty years of institutional venture development and technology-based economic development experience, Mr. Coticchia has also served as Vice President for Research, Technology Management, and Economic Development at Case Western Reserve University and Director of Technology Transfer and Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University. His venture development experiences include CEO of Redwind Innovations LLC, and Senior Director of Redleaf Group Inc., a venture capital firm.

Mr. Coticchia has been an instrumental part of the nationally recognized technology-based ecosystems in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Detroit, and Miami. He has also served as Advisor to both the United Nations (WIPO) and the U.S. State Department; and Senior Advisor to the Ohio Department of Higher Education, as well as member of the board of directors and advisory boards of many high-tech companies and not-for-profit organizations.

Mr. Coticchia received both his M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He is an author and speaker at events worldwide.