WC Biosciences Accelerator Mentor
Deborah Smook is the co-founder of TurboFil Packaging Machines. Deborah and her husband, Eli Uriel currently co-manage TurboFil. While Eli is the technical visionary with responsibility for both engineering design and production, Debbie takes the lead in sales, marketing, business development, finance and general administration. Deborah has more than 30 years of business experience in Business Development, Marketing, Product Management, and Strategic Planning. Her career has been divided between consulting and industry roles. Prior to joining Eli to form TurboFil, Debbie spent 5 years as the Vice President of True North Partners, a boutique management consulting and advisory company serving the Life Sciences industry. Before joining True North, Debbie was a Director of Strategic Planning for Pfizer in their Medical Devices Division, and, before that, she was a Senior Management Consultant with The Wilkerson Group. She has also held positions in Marketing Management with Datascope Corp. and Mennen Medical. Debbie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University and an MBA from The Wharton School.