Randy Schwemmin

Director of Technical Operations, D-Rev

Randy Schwemmin is the Director of Technical Operations at D-Rev, a San Francisco-based non-profit organization that delivers products to improve the health and increase the income of people living on less than $4 a day. He has 20 years of experience in product development, manufacturing, and supply chain from roles at biotechnology, medical device, and aerospace firms.

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Global Value

Posted on 12.02.2014

New Technologies Only Succeed in Context

I overheard a debate at a breakfast meeting at the World Economic Forum Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, China that went like this:

“The market won’t accept a malaria vaccine that costs more than $.40 a dose.”

“But that’s not possible, why can’t we just start solving the technical problem and then figure out how to pay for it?”

By Randy Schwemmin Director of Technical Operations, D-Rev