Brian O'Connor

Brian O’Connor serves as Vice President of Alliance Development, State, & External Affairs for the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed).  In this role he is tasked with building alliances with patient advocacy organizations, medical and professional societies, and other partners, as well as leading the association’s State Medical Technology Alliance, a coalition of state-based life science trade associations.  O’Connor also heads AdvaMed’s State Government Affairs department, coordinating legislative engagement strategies in state capitols across the country.
 
Previously, Brian was Managing Director, Public Affairs, at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), where he directed grassroots aspects of state and federal advocacy activity. He also developed and led strategic coalitions with member companies, associations, and other third-party stakeholders to advance consensus-based advocacy goals and educational efforts regarding legislative and other activities.

Prior to his most recent role, Brian served as BIO’s director of alliance development and manager of state government relations.  Before joining the life science industry, O’Connor served as National Finance Director of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) and Deputy Finance Director for the Democratic Governors Association (DGA). 

Brian lives in the Petworth neighborhood in Washington, DC.

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