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The Lasting Impacts of COVID-19 on Medical Device with John Liddicoat, Executive Vice President of Medtronic’s Americas Region

Dr. John Liddicoat was named Executive Vice President and President, Americas Region in September 2018, and serves as a member of the Medtronic Executive Committee. Beginning in August 2014, Dr. Liddicoat served as Senior Vice President and President, Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure (CRHF) Division. In this role, he was responsible for the overall strategic […]

The Future of Vaccines With Cynthia Biffert, Vice President of GMP Nucleic Acids at Aldevron

Cynthia (Cindy) Biffert started her career with Aldevron in 2002 in upstream manufacturing, helping establish the company’s QC department as QC Manager, assisting in the creation of Aldevron’s proprietary GMP-Source® quality system, and in deploying the GMP service lines as a Director of Biomanufacturing. As Senior Director of Biomanufacturing, she helped launch neoGMP®, a service level […]

For the Record with Brad Goskowicz, CEO, Microbiologics

Brad Goskowicz joined Microbiologics as Chief Marketing Officer in 2009 and became Chief Executive Officer in 2010 as part of a planned transition. Brad has a degree in Medical Technology with a double major in Chemistry and has been an executive in the Medical Device Industry for over 25 years. Some of Brad’s achievements include winning the Cornerstone Award […]

The Future of Vaccines With Aaron Fisk, General Manager of Microbiologics Virology Division

Aaron Fisk has been with Microbiologics since 2015. Prior to Microbiologics, Aaron led the Human Resources efforts at Automotive Parts Headquarters, a regional automotive parts wholesale and retail business, for over ten years. Aaron is a licensed attorney in the state of Minnesota. He received an undergraduate degree from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, a Juris […]

Up & Running With Mark Bagnall, CEO, Phemonix Sciences

Mark Bagnall is an accomplished entrepreneur and business manager in the healthcare industry. He is currently CEO of Phenomix Sciences, having held roles as CEO, COO and CFO during his career and has served on the boards of several public and private biotechnology companies. In the past 6 years, Mark has co-founded three start-ups and […]

Up & Running with Gary Conkright, Founder and CEO, physIQ

A visionary leader with a demonstrated ability to craft innovative strategies, build exceptional management teams and manage to results in a fast-changing business environment, Gary is the Chairman, CEO and Founder. Prior to physIQ, he was the founding CEO and Chairman of SmartSignal Corporation (now part of GE), a Chicago-based enterprise software firm, incubated by the University of […]

For the Record with Todd Martensen, Medical Sector Vice President, Benchmark

Todd Martensen is the vice president of Benchmark’s medical technologies sector and manages medical design and manufacturing engagements across its global network of facilities. Todd’s experience spans more than 28 years in the medical industry. He is an experienced, customer-centric executive with exceptional know-how in leading high-performing, high-impact business development teams in high-reliability medical device […]

Up & Running with Max Bock-Aronson, Co-Founder & CEO, Breathe99

Max Bock-Aronson is a 29-year-old artist, engineer, and entrepreneur from Minneapolis, Minnesota. As a design engineer he has worked with clients such as the Mayo Clinic, Medtronic, and Boston Scientific, and has worked on products ranging from heart implants to industrial tea dispensers. He received his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – […]

For the Record with Julia Strandberg, Chief Commercial Officer, Pear Therapeutics

Give us Pear Therapeutics’ elevator pitch. At Pear, we are creating Prescription Digital Therapeutics (PDTs), the next generation of therapeutics that use software to directly treat serious disease, alone or in combination with drugs, allowing for optimized, remote care at scale. We sit at the nexus of biotech, tech and medical device, with the aim to redefine […]

For the Record with Michael Hoey, Founder and CTO, Francis Medical

Michael founded Francis Medical in 2018 where he serves as a director and chief technology officer. Prior to founding Francis Medical, in 2008 Michael co-founded NxThera to develop and commercialize the urology applications of the vapor platform technology that he invented. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Michael taught in several departments and performed research at the […]

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