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Medsider Radio: Learn from Medical Device and Medtech Thought Leaders

Summary: The goal of Medsider is simple: Help ambitious doers learn from experienced medical device and medtech thought leaders through uncut and unedited interviews.

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 How to Win with Contract Manufacturers: Interview with Travis Sessions, CEO of Biomerics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2827

On this episode of Medsider Radio, our guest is Travis Sessions, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Biomerics, a leading mid-market interventional device contract manufacturer. He's also a Managing Partner of Med Venture Holdings, a unique...

 Clinical Trials as Revenue Drivers: Interview with Matthew Amsden, CEO of ProofPilot | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3577

In this episode of Medsider Radio, our guest is Matthew Amsden, the Founder and CEO of ProofPilot, a platform designed to help people design, launch and participate in clinical trials.ProofPilot’s mission statement revolves around making it incredibly...

 Why Practicing Strategic Patience is Critical for Medtech Entrepreneurs: Interview with Dr. Tej Singh, Founder of Fist Assist Devices | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3055

Over the last 20 years, Dr. Tej Singh has served as the Founder and Chief of Vascular Surgery for three large, multidisciplinary vascular programs in Silicon Valley. He has vast experience with renal failure and vascular access procedures, and is...

 How Remote Testing Can Change the Game for Patients and Clinicians: Interview with Katherine Ward of Healthy.io | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2787

I recently sat down with Katherine Ward, Chief Commercial Officer and managing director for Healthy.io. She has worked in healthcare for 28 years — including 15 years with the UK National Health Service and 11 years with United Health Group where she...

 How Medtech Companies Can Enhance Procedural Workflow and Capture Intra-Operative Data: Interview with Jennifer Fried, CEO of ExplORer Surgical | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2403

In this episode of Medsider Radio, we downloaded with Jennifer Fried, the CEO and Co-Founder of ExplORer Surgical. Jennifer founded the company with Dr. Alex Langerman as an MBA student at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where she...

 How to Use Checks and Balances in Your Medtech Start-Up: Interview with Michael Tozzi, President and CEO of TAS Medical | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2945

On this episode of Medsider Radio, I had the chance to sit down with Michael Tozzi, President and CEO of TAS Medical. Mike and his team are aiming to eliminate surgical mesh by converting hernia procedures to minimally invasive repairs.Mike has over 20...

 Resiliency and Relentlessness are Crucial for Raising Medtech Capital: Interview with Beverly Huss, President and CEO of Qool Therapeutics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2956

Joining Medsider Radio for this episode is Beverly Huss, President and CEO of Qool Therapeutics, a development-stage company working on a novel, non-invasive therapeutic hypothermia device for the preservation of tissue following catastrophic events...

 Essential Tips for First-Time Medtech CEOs: Interview with Dan Rose, CEO of LimFlow | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3001

I recently had the opportunity to interview Dan Rose, CEO of the French-based medtech company LimFlow. Founded in 2012, LimFlow transformed the peripheral vasculature space by providing a lifesaving option for end-stage critical limb-threatening...

 How Failure and Flexibility Can Spell Success in Medtech: Interview With Kyle Frye, U.S. President of SyntheticMR | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3155

After a brief hiatus from recording podcasts, it was a privilege to dust off the microphone and interview Kyle Frye. As U.S. president of SyntheticMR, Kyle is tasked with growing and expanding the brand and business in the U.S. for the Swedish-based...

 Ruthless Prioritization and How it Can Help Every Medtech Startup: Interview With Paul Buckman Former CEO of Conventus, SentreHEART, and Pathway Medical Technologies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3453

A few years ago, I had the privilege of sitting down and talking with serial medtech entrepreneur Paul Buckman, who at the time, was CEO of Conventus Orthopedics. Prior to Conventus, Paul held CEO roles at SentreHEART, Pathway Medical Technologies...

 How to Move Forward After a Thumbs Down from FDA: Interview with Kevin Sidow, Former CEO and President of Moximed | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2501

In late 2016, I was able to sit down with Kevin Sidow. At the time he was President & Chief Executive Officer for Moximed, and had been since 2008.Prior to his time at Moximed, Kevin was President & CEO for St. Francis Medical Technologies, a...

 Why Keeping The End in Mind is Critical for Every Medtech Entrepreneur: Interview with Erica Rogers, CEO of Silk Road Medical | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4328

In this two-part interview, we discussed how Erica Rogers led her team at Silk Road Medical through PMA approval, successful insurance coverage and reimbursement strategy, and a very rewarding public offering.

 Why Focusing on Pain Killers is Imperative for Medical Device Startups: Interview with Daniel Hawkins, CEO of Shockwave Medical | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Daniel Hawkins is the President and CEO of Shockwave Medical. He began his career in marketing and business development roles for Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, otherwise known as ACS, which is now part of Abbott Vascular. Following ACS, he held senior roles in general management, marketing, and business development with a number of private and public companies. Daniel started the marketing department at Intuitive Surgical where he guided product feature development for the da Vinci Surgical Robot and developed key foundational marketing strategies for the company. He has also held senior leadership and/or founder roles with Endologix and Calibra Medical, which is now part of J&J. Daniel has an MBA from Stanford, a BS in economics from Wharton, and is a named inventor on over 100 patents and applications. Interview Highlights with Daniel Hawkins - How his early upbringing gave rise to his entrepreneurial spirit. - Why focusing on pain killers is imperative for medtech startups. - Daniel’s early experiences at Intuitive Surgical and some of the most important lessons he learned commercializing the first surgical robot. - A question every medtech entrepreneur should ask themselves, “Does your product have natural pull?” - The importance of removing complexity and constraints when making key decisions. - How Daniel and his team came up with a concept for applying Lithotripsy to arterial plaque. - Daniel’s approach to raising money for Shockwave and how he was able to convince early investors during a tumultuous economic time. - Daniel’s favorite business book, the CEO he most admires, and what he’d tell his 30-year-old self. This Is What You Can Do Next 1) Listen to the interview with Daniel Hawkins right now: 2) You can also download the mp3 file of the interview by clicking here. Don't forget – you can listen to this interview and all of the other Medsider interviews via iTunes.  And if you get a chance, leave us an honest rating and review. The post Why Focusing on Pain Killers is Imperative for Medical Device Startups: Interview with Daniel Hawkins, CEO of Shockwave Medical appeared first on Medsider.

 Why Focusing on Pain Killers is Imperative for Medical Device Startups: Interview with Daniel Hawkins, CEO of Shockwave Medical | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2434

Daniel Hawkins is the President and CEO of Shockwave Medical. He began his career in marketing and business development roles for Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, otherwise known as ACS, which is now part of Abbott Vascular. Following ACS, he held senior roles in general management, marketing, and business development with a number of private and public companies. Daniel started the marketing department at Intuitive Surgical where he guided product feature development for the da Vinci Surgical Robot and developed key foundational marketing strategies for the company. He has also held senior leadership and/or founder roles with Endologix and Calibra Medical, which is now part of J&J. Daniel has an MBA from Stanford, a BS in economics from Wharton, and is a named inventor on over 100 patents and applications. Interview Highlights with Daniel Hawkins - How his early upbringing gave rise to his entrepreneurial spirit.- Why focusing on pain killers is imperative for medtech startups.- Daniel’s early experiences at Intuitive Surgical and some of the most important lessons he learned commercializing the first surgical robot.- A question every medtech entrepreneur should ask themselves, “Does your product have natural pull?”- The importance of removing complexity and constraints when making key decisions.- How Daniel and his team came up with a concept for applying Lithotripsy to arterial plaque.- Daniel’s approach to raising money for Shockwave and how he was able to convince early investors during a tumultuous economic time.- Daniel’s favorite business book, the CEO he most admires, and what he’d tell his 30-year-old self.This Is What You Can Do Next 1) Listen to the interview with Daniel Hawkins right now: 2) You can also download the mp3 file of the interview by clicking here Don't forget – you can listen to this interview and all of the other Medsider interviews via iTunes. And if you get a chance, leave us an honest rating and review. The post Why Focusing on Pain Killers is Imperative for Medical Device Startups: Interview with Daniel Hawkins, CEO of Shockwave Medical appeared first on Medsider.

 The Importance of Having Investors as Customers: Interview with Eric Stone, CEO of Velano Vascular | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Eric Stone cofounded Velano Vascular with Dr. Pitou Devgon, an internal medicine physician. Velano's first device, PIVO, enables needle-free blood draws directly from peripheral IV catheters. Velano Vascular is backed by a series of well-respected investment firms, leading U.S. health systems, and dozens of health industry veterans. Before starting Velano Vascular, Stone most recently served as VP of Sales and Marketing for MolecularHealth. Prior to that, he helped launch the world’s first bioabsorable stent for Abbott while working out of their California and Belgium offices. He was also a founding member of Model N’s Life Sciences division and began his career in software marketing with Trilogy. Eric also holds advanced degrees in Business Administration and Education from the Wharton School and Harvard University, respectively. He earned a BA degree in English and Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Interview Highlights with Eric Stone - Why Eric has been referred to as the “Steve Jobs of drawing blood”. - How PIVO compares to the current standard of care for blood draws. - What brought Eric into healthcare after starting his career in software marketing. - Why Eric pursued both an MBA and Masters in Education and how both degrees have benefited him both personally and professionally. - The biggest lessons Eric learned while launching the first bioabsorbable stent with Abbott. - How Eric first connected with Dr. Devgon and the origin story for the PIVO device. - The four milestones Eric and his team accomplished in taking the PIVO device from initial idea to commercial prototype. - Eric’s approach to garnering financial support from healthcare systems and raising money for Velano Vascular. - How the PIVO device fits into the value-based healthcare equation. - Eric’s favorite business book, the CEO he admires most, and what he’d tell his 25-year-old self. This Is What You Can Do Next 1) Listen to the interview with Eric Stone right now: 2) You can also download the mp3 file of the interview by clicking here. Don't forget – you can listen to this interview and all of the other Medsider interviews via iTunes.  And if you get a chance, leave us an honest rating and review. The post The Importance of Having Investors as Customers: Interview with Eric Stone, CEO of Velano Vascular appeared first on Medsider.

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