Perry De Fazio – Vice President

Perry De Fazio joined Covington Associates in 2013 as Vice President.


Perry joined Covington Associates from Partners Healthcare where he was General Manager of translational research programs in the fields of microfluidics, rare cell isolation and aesthetic dermatology in their Research Ventures & Licensing office. Prior to Partners Healthcare, he spent several years performing healthcare technology patent research and analysis for a boutique research and advisory firm. Perry was previously part of Tyco Healthcare (now Covidien), leading programs for their organic growth initiatives and serving as the technical lead for M&A activities in the operating room products business unit. He also has startup experience from his work at Ortheon Medical where he developed arthroscopic soft tissue fixation systems, as well as at Tissuelink Medical, where he led the launch of the company’s flagship radiofrequency energy device.

Perry received his BS in Biomedical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1995 before joining Boston Scientific as a Research and Development engineer in the company’s gastrointestinal endoscopy business unit.


Perry and his family live in Southern New Hampshire. He enjoys cooking, coaching youth sports, and contemplating picking up his long-neglected Stratocaster.