Weston leads the ZS SaMD Factory, an affiliate of ZS that manufactures digital medicine devices and supports clients with responsible innovation wherever digital regulation, quality and compliance (RQC) is relevant. He also advises ZS clients on digital partnership strategies that both generate and capture value in the evolving ecosystem of digital health and medicine.
Weston has many years of experience in digital health and digital medicine, with a 30-year commitment to disruptive innovation—done in collaboration with startups, multinationals and universities across the U.S. and Europe. He focuses on the intersection of technology opportunities, regulatory and legal constraints and ecosystem dynamics. Weston often serves as a cross-functional advisor who helps connect technologists, business leaders and counsel to identify creative solutions to multifaceted challenges.
Weston’s professional career began at Stanford University’s Center for Economic Policy, focusing on Silicon Valley innovation. After a brief stint at Latham & Watkins, he began his consulting career at Analysis Group, where he applied his disruptive technology insights to clients in Silicon Valley and New York to improve new product development, revamp strategic partnerships and close a wide variety of strategic deals focused on innovation. His pivot to healthcare began with Kaiser Permanente and the California Health Care Foundation before joining Medullan, where he started the RQC practice and lead strategic partnerships and corporate development. He has also advised clients in the payer, digital health, digital medicine, medical device and pharmaceutical industries.
Weston holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and philosophy, a master’s degree in history and economics of technology and a doctorate in law, all from Stanford University.