Gray Hancock is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Decisio Health, Inc., an early-stage Healthcare IT company initially focused on clinical decision support for trauma and emergency medicine based in Houston, TX.
Before founding Decisio, Gray was the Head of Trade and Investment for UK Trade and Investment (UKTI). UKTI is the commercial arm of the British Government and as such works to promote bilateral trade between the UK and the USA. Gray oversaw 6 teams based out of the British Consulate-General responsible for the Southwestern US specializing in the Life Science, IT, Energy, Financial/Professional Services, and Infrastructure industries. UKTI works directly with US companies to provide international operations consulting and aid them in establishing a presence in the UK market. UKTI also provides market intelligence services to UK companies looking to enter the U.S. marketplace.
Previously, Gray was the Director of Operations for DNAtrix, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company incubated out of DFJ Mercury Ventures in Houston, TX. Gray handled issues surrounding intellectual property, capital raising, regulatory management, licensing, corporate governance and day-to-day operations.
Before DNAtrix, Gray was a private consultant working primarily with early-stage technology companies and capital providers. Previous to that he spent five years building and running the Life Science division of the Houston Technology Center, a non-profit technology incubator and the largest in the Southwest. Outside of Decisio Heath, Gray sits on the advisory board of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, and the Board of Directors of the British- American Business Council. Gray also has a faculty appointment at the Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University where he has taught Technology Entrepreneurship to both regular MBA and international students.
Gray’s educational background includes an MBA from the Rice University Jones Graduate School of Management, a Masters of Public Health from the University of Texas School of Public Health, and a BS in Biology from Washington and Lee University.