Don Hawthorne has spent more than 30 years in the life science industry as CEO, COO, CFO, and peer-level advisor to CEOs, Boards of Directors, and investors at both public and privately held companies.
Don is the founder of GTM Hawthorne, Inc. where, using the proprietary Commercial Spectrumᵀᴹ Playbook, he offers the Go-to-Market (GTM) PowerLabᵀᴹ and related services, working with C-suite, equity investors, strategic partners, and investment bankers to deliver dominant valuations from financing or strategic initiatives and dominant P&L performance.
Previously, he was the President, CEO and a Board Member for Daktari Diagnostics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the President and CEO of AdvanDx in Woburn, Massachusetts. He has served as an executive, board member, or advisor to 38 companies during his career.
Don holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BS in mathematics from Harvey Mudd College.