Duane is an Orange County, CA-based executive advisor and operator with 29 years of experience assisting Life Science and Technology companies through profit-driven growth, commercial and operations due diligence, and whole company operations transformation. He has significant experience leading complex programs focused on customer & product profitability, pricing, global footprint optimization, merger integration, and rapid cost reduction. Prior to joining AlixPartners, Duane served in operating and consulting roles for DuPont and Price Waterhouse among others, including leading commercial and industrial marketing and sales management organizations. Duane has an MBA from Pepperdine University and a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly.