David Swenson

San Diego


David Swenson is a patient safety expert with more than 17 years of hospital pharmacy and hospital pharmacy management experience.

Most recently, David served as Vice President of Medical Affairs at Becton Dickinson and remains as a Senior Advisor, consulting for a division of their Medication Management Solutions business. He previously served as a VP, Marketing and Product Management, having joined BD during their acquisition of CareFusion.

Prior to CareFusion, David was Co-Founder & Chief Clinical Officer for IntelliDOT which transitioned to PatientSafe Solutions. He was a primary architect of IntelliDOT’s product design and was responsible for key components of the company’s overall direction.

In his early career, David was one of the original staff members of Pyxis Corporation.  He was one of the first product managers and was responsible for the design of the Medstation-Rx System, the first pharmacy profile driven medication cabinet system. David also served as Vice President, Marketing & Clinical Services for Woodside Biomedical.

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