David Swenson

San Diego


David is Vice President, Clinical Strategy Medical Affairs for the Medication Management systems at Becton Dickinson. He is a patient safety expert with more than 17 years of hospital pharmacy and hospital pharmacy management experience. Previously, he served as VP, Marketing and Product Management for the Dispensing Business Unit at CareFusion, which was acquired by Becton Dickinson in 2014.

Prior to joining CareFusion, David was Co-Founder & Chief Clinical Officer for IntelliDOT—now PatientSafe Solutions– and was a primary architect of their advanced, wireless workflow optimization and medical error prevention solution. His leadership and vision helped the company become a market-leading point-of-care solution used by over 95 hospitals nationwide.

David joined Pyxis Corp. in its infancy and, as one of the company’s first product managers, was responsible for the product design of the Medstation-Rx System–the first pharmacy profile driven medication cabinet system.

David holds a B.Sc degree in Pharmacy from the University of Washington and has completed Master of Business classes at City University in Seattle.