B.A., chemical engineering, Rice University, 1966
B.S., chemical engineering, Rice University, 1967
M.B.A., Harvard University, 1969
Mr. Easton is the founder of Easton Associates, L.L.C., a private consulting firm that advises investors in the health care and biotechnology sectors.¬† Earlier in his career, he was employed with Union Carbide‚Äôs medical products division, serving in managerial positions in marketing, planning, and technology development.¬† He was managing director of The Wilkerson Group from 1981 to 2000.
Mr. Easton has conducted proprietary studies in a wide variety of medical products and service fields.¬† His areas of expertise include pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and in-vitro diagnostics.¬† He is a frequent speaker for the medical industry and for investment groups in the U.S. and Europe.¬† He is a former president of the Biomedical Marketing Association.
Mr. Easton is chairman of the Gilda‚Äôs Club for Social and Emotional Cancer Support in New York City.¬† Mr. and Mrs. Easton are members of the Captain James A. Baker Society.