Associate Director, Business Development

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Position Type: Full-time

Company Mission: 

The Iterative Scopes mission is to empower doctors with real-time computer-aided detection and diagnostic tools powered by state-of-the-art computer vision and machine learning technology; improving patient outcomes by helping gastroenterologists detect and classify lesions in real-time, including those that often elude the human eye; and improving care worldwide by providing doctors across the globe with access to deep neural networks trained by the world’s best

and most experienced GI specialists.


Iterative Scopes is a venture backed company established by Jonathan Ng, MD a second time founder. The company has raised over $14M and is on track to be one of the fastest growing MIT startups. The scientific advisory board includes world-class gastroenterologists primarily based in Boston and leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers and faculty.

Job Overview:

The Senior Manager/Associate Director of Business Development will play an important role in Iterative Scopes’ journey to become the innovation hub for gastrointestinal health and commercialize AI based clinical decision algorithms for providers and the life sciences.


This role will report directly to the Chief Commercial Officer of Iterative Scopes. The candidate will initially work independently but eventually lead various teams to complete diligence on market opportunities for every transaction. The candidate will also work with both internal and external stakeholders to achieve alignment on financials, process timelines, and data shared across companies as part of the transaction process. 

Ideal Candidate Profile: 

  • MBA or MS with 4+ years (Senior Manager/Associate Director) or Bachelor degree with 3+ years (Manager) of working experience in Healthcare, Consulting, or Technology. 

  • Direct experience with either digital health, medical devices, or biopharma/life sciences strongly preferred. Outstanding experience in other highly regulated fields will also be taken into consideration. 

  • The candidate will have the ability to perform modeling and financial analysis of on-going transactions. This would include market research and strategic fit analyses, lead creation, and pricing research that provides senior management with reasonable estimates of revenue and profitability over a multi-year period. 

  • Awareness of various healthcare regulations, stakeholders, and their needs and concerns. Familiarity with Medical Device regulatory pathways in EU and U.S., experience with partnerships and vendor management, and insights into patient or consumer perspectives a plus. 

  • Strong project management skills, ability to prioritize and stay organized while juggling multiple projects, thorough and structured thought process, attention to detail. 

  • Outstanding proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel. 

  • Clear, structured, concise communication (written and verbal), executive presence, ability to present to cross-functional and senior audience. 

  • Ability and willingness to take ownership, act with autonomy, and proactively propose solutions. 

  • Interpersonal skills is highly valued in this position, ability to navigate a matrix organization; maturity and leadership skills to manage multitudes of internal stakeholders and influence without formal authority. 

  • Fast learner, team player, comfortable within a fast-changing, high growth environment. 

Additional Information: 

The Iterative Scopes advisory board includes leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers/faculty and world-class Boston-area physicians and gastroenterology experts

Recruitment & Staffing: 

Agencies: Iterative Scopes does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to Iterative Scopes or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Iterative Scopes' internal operations team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Iterative Scopes, and Iterative Scopes will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto. 

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