LSI USA '24

Monarch Beach Resort | Waldorf Astoria | March 18-22, 2024

LSI USA '24

Monarch Beach Resort | Waldorf Astoria | March 18-22, 2024

LSI USA '24

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March 18, 2024

Pre-Event Day

12:00-4:00 pm

  • Registration

3:30-5:30 pm

  • Early bird partnering

5:30-8:30 pm

Join us for a pre-event reception hosted by LSI & sponsored by Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles

  • Pre-Event Reception
  • Cocktails
  • Dinner Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • Opening Remarks & Event Kick-Off
  • Fireside (7:00-8:00 pm)

Fireside Chat with Dr. Stuart Hart and Mark Jesser, the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Digital Officer at Integra LifeSciences

Henry Peck

Henry Peck, VP, Growth & Strategy, LSI (Moderator)

Stuart Hart

Stuart Hart, CMO & Corporate VP, Integra LifeSciences (Fireside Speaker)

Mark Jesser

Mark Jesser, Chief Digital Officer, Integra LifeSciences (Fireside Speaker)

 

March 19, 2024

8:00 am-5:00 pm

  • Private Partnering Meetings

6:00-6:45 am

  • Yoga - in the indoor Yoga Studio

7:00-8:00 am

  • Registration

6:30-7:50 am

  • Networking Breakfast Sponsored by MedtechWomen
  • Panel (7:15-7:50 am)

Innovation On All Fronts: Shifting Solutions to Meet the Needs of the Patients

Lisa Carmel

Lisa Carmel, EVP Strategic Partnerships, Veranex (Moderator)

Janani Reisenauer

Janani Reisenauer, Vice Chair, Innovation, Surgery; Thoracic Surgeon; IP, Mayo Clinic (Panelist)

Amanda DePalma

Amanda DePalma, SVP Head of Corporate and Regional Marketing, Siemens Healthineers (Panelist)

Ashley Seehusen

Ashley Seehusen, Venture Partner, Sante Ventures (Panelist)

Maria Artunduaga

Maria Artunduaga, Founder & CEO, Samay (Panelist

7:15-7:20 am

Track 4 (Presentations)

Mathias Alt

Mathias Alt, Managing Partner, GetAhead (Session Leader)

7:21-7:30 am

Idan Geva

Idan Geva, CEO, Butterfly Medical

7:31-7:40 am

Neal Patel

Neal Patel, Founder, Endoluxe

7:41-7:50 am

Patrick Anquetil

Patrick Anquetil, CEO, Portal Instruments

7:51-8:00 am

Stuart Mitchell

Stuart Mitchell, CEO, Novuson Surgical

7:50-7:55 am

  • Event Logistics, Opening Remarks

7:55-8:30 am

  • Keynote with Dr. Catherine Mohr, President of the Intuitive Foundation

Catherine Mohr

Dr. Catherine Mohr, President, Intuitive Foundation

9:00-9:40 am

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Human Capital: Challenges and Solutions in Retention and Scalability

Charles Rohaut

Charles Rohaut, Managing Director, Life Sciences & PE/VC, ZRG Partners (Moderator)

Alex Bennett

Alex Bennett, Chief Growth Officer, ZRG Partners (Panelist)

Jeff Mollica

Jeff Mollica, Managing Director, Medical Device & Life Sciences Practice, ZRG Partners (Panelist)

Evan Luxon

Evan Luxon, CEO, Centese (Panelist)

David Kereiakes

David Kereiakes, Managing Partner, Windham Venture Partners (Panelist)

8:40-8:45 am

Track 1

Edward Muzio

Edward Muzio, President & CEO, Group Harmonics (Session Leader)

Track 2

Alexis Bilodeau

Alexis Bilodeau, CEO, Cleio (Session Leader)

Track 3

Andrew Fish

Andrew Fish, President & CEO, Medical Device Innovation Consortium (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session from 9:00 - 9:40)

8:45-8:54 am

Mike Karim

Mike Karim, CEO, Oxford Endovascular

Christine Horton

Christine Horton, CEO, Visura Technologies

Susan Lutz

Susan Lutz, SVP Strategic Partnerships, Cognivue

  

8:55-9:04 am

Ash Attia

Ash Attia, CEO, Bionic Vision

Adam Szaronos

Adam Szaronos, CEO, Trukera Medical

Brian Hess

Brian Hess, CEO & Founder, RevBio

  

9:05-9:14 am

Amir Danino

Amir Danino, Founder & CEO, INNOVENTRIC

Nelson Patterson

Nelson Patterson, CEO, Anavasi Diagnostics

Gulam  Khan

Gulam Khan, CEO, Centerline Biomedical

  

9:15-9:24 am

David Narrow

David Narrow, CEO, Sonavex

Derek Sham

Derek Sham, Founder & CEO, Cosm Medical

Sharief Taraman

Sharief Taraman, CEO, Cognoa

  

9:25-9:34 am

Dr. Margaret Kalmeta

Dr. Margaret Kalmeta, Founder & CEO, Rapid Nexus

Kial Gramley

Kial Gramley, CPO, BackStop Neural

Matt Ginn

Matt Ginn, CEO, IQ Endoscopes

  

9:35-9:44 am

Martin Herman

Martin Herman, CEO & Co-Founder, Powerful Medical

Charles Allan

Charles Allan, CEO, MY01

Timothy Blair

Timothy Blair, President, iChor Vascular

  

9:45-9:54 am

Marcin Golebicki

Marcin Golebicki, CEO, EP Solutions

Christopher Arapoff

Christopher Arapoff, Vice President of Market Access, CeQur

Chris Springate

Chris Springate, CEO, ARC Medical

(Panel in session from 9:45 - 10:25)

9:55-10:04 am

Finbar Dolan

Finbar Dolan, CEO, Versono Medical

Adarsh Patil

Adarsh Patil, Founder & Inventor, OUI Medical

Neil	Bodick

Neil Bodick, CEO, Gate Science

  

10:05-10:14 am

Dimitrios Angelis

Dimitrios Angelis, Co-Founder, Sparta Biomedical

Gustavo De Greiff

Gustavo De Greiff, CEO, Kneevoice

Bryan Lord

Bryan Lord, CEO, Pristine Surgical

  

9:45-10:25 am

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Lung Cancer at a Tipping Point: Innovation, Private Equity, and Strategic Partnerships Driving Industry Expansion

Diego Serrano

Diego Serrano, Operating Partner, Akilia Partners (Moderator)

Justin Montellese

Justin Montellese, Director Corporate Business Development (M&A), Hologic (Panelist)

David Beylik

David Beylik, Vice President, Ajax Health (Panelist)

Joanna Nathan

Joanna Nathan, CEO, Prana Thoracic (Panelist)

10:30-11:10 am

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Adoption of Immersive VR and AR in Surgery: Tailwinds, Headwinds, and Future Outlook

Sabeen Shaikh

Sabeen Shaikh, Partner - Global MedTech, LifeSciences Consultants (Moderator)

Richard Vincent

Richard Vincent, Founder & CEO, FundamentalVR (Panelist)

Bhavesh Barot

Bhavesh Barot, Operating Partner & CBO, Truffle Capital (Panelist)

Rachel Van Stratton-Kirk

Rachel Van Stratton-Kirk, Director, Global Strategic Marketing, Robotics & Digital Solutions (Panelist)

10:15-10:20 am

Track 1

Roger Brooks

Roger Brooks, Founder, RBrooks Group (Session Leader)

Track 2

Daniel Thompson

Daniel Thompson, CSO, Greenlight Guru (Session Leader)

Track 3

Ryan Roberts

Ryan Roberts, CCO, Veranex (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session)

10:20-10:29 am

Firas Al-Ali

Firas Al-Ali, CEO, Cygnus Medical

Rui Jing Jiang

Rui Jing Jiang, Founder & CEO, Avisi Technologies

Ilan Uchitel

Ilan Uchitel, CEO & Co-Founder, CAPS Medical

  

10:30-10:39 am

Bill Perry

Bill Perry, CEO, Deep Blue Medical Advances

Howard Hechler

Howard Hechler, President & COO, Lumicell

Dr. James Carpenter

Dr. James Carpenter, CEO, SurePulse

 

10:40-10:49 am

Jeff O'Donnell, Jr.

Jeff O'Donnell, Jr., President & CEO, Waypoint Orthopedics

Per Langoe

Per Langoe, CEO, GT Medical Technologies

James Biggins

James Biggins, CEO, Access Vascular

 

10:50-10:59 am

James Lancaster

James Lancaster, CEO, Solenic Medical

Myles Greenberg

Myles Greenberg, President & CEO, Alucent Biomedical

Will Martin

Will Martin, President & CEO, IRRAS

  

11:00-11:09 am

Vivek Kopparthi

Vivek Kopparthi, Co-Founder & CEO, NeoLight

Saravana Kumar

Saravana Kumar, President & CEO, 4C Medical

Vijit Sabnis

Vijit Sabins, Co-Founder & CEO, Adaptyx Biosciences

  

11:15-11:55 am

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Bioconvergence: Breaking Down Silos in Disruptive Innovation

Marc Alcser

Marc Alcser, Shareholder, Stradling (Moderator)

Assaf Barnea

Assaf Barnea, CEO, Sanara Ventures (Panelist)

Ariane Tom

Ariane Tom, Founder & Managing Director, Kaleida Capital (Panelist)

Suraj Mudichintala

Suraj Mudichintala, Senior Associate, Action Potential Venture Capital (Panelist)

11:10-11:15 am

Track 1

Roger Stern

Roger Stern, CEO, Stellartech (Session Leader)

Track 2

Bryant Grigsby

Bryant Grigsby, CEO, Phoenix DeVentures (Session Leader)

Track 3

Ed Raskin

Ed Raskin, Managing Director, LS Associates (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session from 11:15 - 11:55)

11:15-11:24 am

Abhishek Ramkumar

Abhishek Ramkumar, CEO, Abram Scientific

Pramote Hochareon

Pramote Hochareon, Founder & CEO, NirvaMed

Dinesh Kumar

Dinesh Kumar, Chief Operations Officer, Promaxo

  

11:25-11:34 am

Victor Gura

Victor Gura, CEO, Wearable Artificial Organs

Jeff Pompeo

Jeff Pompeo, President & CEO, Caretaker Medical

Stuart Simpson

Stuart Simpson, CEO, THINK Surgical

  

11:35-11:44 am

Ryan Shelton

Ryan Shelton, COO & Co-Founder, PhotoniCare

Peter Vranes

Peter Vranes, CEO, Nutromics

Colin Mansfield

Colin Mansfield, President & CEO, Allheartz

  

11:45-11:54 am

Lloyd Mencinger

Lloyd Mencinger, President & CEO, Aqua Medical

Jeff Cambra

Jeff Cambra, CEO, SpinaFX

Galit Frydman

Galit Frydman, CSO & Founder, Coagulo Medical Technologies

  

11:55 am-12:04 pm

Maxwell Munford

Maxwell Munford, CEO, Osstec

Dawn Bitz

Dawn Bitz, President, Lazzaro Medical

Nina Tandon

Nina Tandon, CEO, Epibone

  

12:00-2:00 pm

  • Networking Lunch Sponsored by Arena, a PTC Business

12:45-1:25 pm

Track 1

  • The Data Driven Case for Investing in Diverse Founding Teams

Jeff Chu

Jeff Chu, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Features Capital (Moderator)

Jenny Barba

Jenny Barba, Founder, Managing Partner, Features Capital (Panelist)

Virpi Muhonen

Virpi Muhonen, CEO, Askel Healthcare (Panelist)

Elizabeth Clayborne

Elizabeth Clayborne, CEO, NasaClip (Panelist)

Track 2

  • Transitions of Leadership: Challenges and Considerations in Installing New Management

Joe Mullings

Joe Mullings, Chairman & CEO, The Mullings Group (Moderator)

Terri Burke

Terri Burke, Venture Partner, Epidarex Capital (Panelist)

Zoar Engelman

Zoar Engelman, Founder & CSO, Deerfield Catalyst (Panelist)

Mark Christopherson

Mark Christopherson, CEO, Lunair Medical (Panelist)

Track 3

  • IP: Friend or Foe in Building Medtech Ventures?

Irfan Lateef

Irfan Lateef, Partner, Knobbe Martens (Moderator)

Sabing Lee

Sabing Lee, Co-Chair and Partner, Knobbe Martens (Panelist)

Leah Brownlee

Leah Brownlee, President, Lazurite (Panelist)

David Beylik

David Beylik, Vice President, Ajax Health (Panelist)

 

12:45-12:50 pm

Track 4 (Presentations)

Weronika Michaluk

Weronika Michaluk, Principal, SaMD Practice Lead, HTD Health (Session Leader)

12:50-12:59 pm

Robert Neusner

Robert Neusner, COO & CBO, BMI OrganBank

1:00-1:09 pm

Jean Pham

Jean Pham, CEO, Cellens

1:10-1:19 pm

Joanna Nathan

Joanna Nathan, CEO, Prana Thoracic

1:20-1:29 pm

Vyasaraj	Manakari

Vyasaraj Manakari, CEO & Co-Founder, Magloy Tech

1:30-1:39 pm

Tareck	Raafat

Tareck Raafat, Co-Founder & CEO Consultant, G Life Quantum

1:40-1:49 pm

Paul Mikus

Paul Mikus, CEO, PolarisAR

1:30-2:10 pm

Track 1

  • ASCs: The Next Frontier of Robotics and Digital Medicine

Addie Harris

Addie Harris, CEO, HAVENTURE (Moderator)

Stuart Simpson

Stuart Simpson, CEO, THINK Surgical (Panelist)

Christopher Campbell

Christopher Campbell, Director, Software & Sensors, Johnson & Johnson - DePuy Synthes

Clement Vidal

Clement Vidal, Business Unit Director, eCential Robotics (Panelist)

Christopher Prentice

Christopher Prentice, CCO, LEM Surgical (Panelist)

Track 2

  • The Decade of Brain Health: Headwinds, Tailwinds, and Opportunities in Neuromodulation and Neurodegenerative Disease

Mike Labbe

Mike Labbe, Director of Business Development, Velentium (Panelist)

Kip Roberts

Kip Roberts, Vice President, Business Development & Strategy | Neuroscience Portfolio, Medtronic (Panelist)

Ken Mariash

Ken Mariash, CEO, Sinaptica Therapeutics (Panelist)

Ana Maiques

Ana Maiques, CEO, Neuroelectrics (Panelist)

Brent Vaughan

Brent Vaughan, CEO, Cognito Therapeutics (Panelist)

Track 3

  • Clinical and Regulatory Strategies' Chicken-and-Egg Problem, and its Impact on Investment Decisions

Ivanny Franklin

Ivanny Franklin, Global Marketing Consulting Sales Director, NAMSA (Moderator)

Adam Saltman

Adam Saltman, Principal Strategy Consultant, NAMSA (Panelist)

Nir Goldenberg

Nir Goldenberg, Technology Development Manager, Mayo Clinic Ventures (Panelist)

Auriel August

Auriel August, Principal, Sante Ventures (Panelist)

Edwin Lindsay

Edwin Lindsay, Managing Director and Principal Consultant, Compliance Solutions Life Sciences (Panelist)

1:55-2:00 pm

Track 4 (Presentations)

Jeff Sorenson

Jeff Sorenson, CEO, Yunu (Session Leader)

2:00-2:09 pm

Thilo Hoelscher

Thilo Hoelscher, CEO, BURL Concepts

2:10-2:19 pm

Alexandre	Chau

Alexandre Chau, CEO, Endo Tools Therapeutics

2:20-2:29 pm

John Swart

John Swart, CEO, Cytotheryx

2:30-2:39 pm

Denis Dufrane

Denis Dufrane, CEO & Scientific Founder, Novadip Biosciences

2:40-2:49 pm

Karl Schweitzer

Karl Schweitzer, CEO, Eyetronic

2:15-2:55 pm

Track 1

  • Corporate VCs: What They Want, and How They Align With M&A and Business Development

Bill Little

Bill Little, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy, Orchestra BioMed (Moderator)

Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan, VP, Venture Capital & Business Development, Boston Scientific (Panelist)

Steve Pacelli

Steve Pacelli, Executive VP & Managing Director, Dexcom (Panelist)

David Allen

David Allen, Vice President, Business Development & Strategy, Gastrointestinal and Medical Surgical Portfolio, Medtronic (Panelist)

Murielle Thinard McLane

Murielle Thinard McLane, Managing Partner, Intuitive Ventures (Panelist)

Track 2

  • Resetting the Scales: Navigating Valuation and Financing Expectations in 2024

Dave Mildrew

Dave Mildrew, Managing Director, BioQuest (Moderator)

Rik Vandevenne

Rik Vandevenne, Managing Director, RC Capital (Panelist)

Rebecca Raabe

Rebecca Raabe, Investment Partner, Sprig Equity (Panelist)

Matthew Schopp

Matthew Schopp, Senior Director, Business Development (Panelist)

Paul McCreadie

Paul McCreadie, Partner & Chief Operating Officer (Panelist)

Track 3

  • From Invention to Exit: Building Avitus Orthopaedics

Axel Strombergsson

Axel Strombergsson, Vice President, QuickVault, Veeva Systems (Moderator)

Maxim Budyansky

Maxim Budyansky, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Avitus Orthopaedics (Panelist)

Neil Shah

Neil Shah, CEO, Co-Founder, Avitus Orthopaedics (Panelist)

2:55-3:35 pm

Track 4 (Panel)

  • The Stratification of Surgical Robotics: The Right Equipment in the Right Place for the Right Patient

Joe Mullings

Joe Mullings, Chairman & CEO, The Mullings Group (Moderator)

Greg Roche

Greg Roche, CEO Distalmotion (Panelist)

Michael Clouthier

Michael Clouthier, VP, Business Development & Licensing, Surgical Operating Unit, Medtronic (Panelist)

Scott Huennekens

Scott Huennekens, Executive Chairman, Front Foot Ventures (Panelist)

Evelyn Tee

Evelyn Tee, Partner, Lifesciences Consultants (Panelist)

2:55-3:00 pm

Track 1

George Lewis

George Lewis, VP of Growth Strategy, Arena, a PTC Business (Session Leader)

Track 2

Holly Scott

Holly Scott, VP& Senior Partner, The Mullings Group (Session Leader)

Track 3

Thomas Graham

Thomas Graham, Business Development Director, Triple Ring Technologies (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session from 2:55 - 3:35)

3:00-3:09 pm

Brian Kannard

Brian Kannard, Founder, PercuSense

Dror Zerem

Dror Zerem, CEO, FIZE Medical

Ray Liu

Ray Liu, CEO & Co-Founder, Vena Vitals

  

3:10-3:19 pm

Almog Aley Raz

Almog Aley Raz, CEO, CorNeat Vision

Ananth Ravi

Ananth Ravi, CEO & Co-Founder, MOLLI Surgical

Alan Lucas

Alan Lucas, CEO & Co-Founder, Navigation Sciences

  

3:20-3:29 pm

Youssef Helwa

Youssef Helwa, CEO, FluidAI

Todor Jeliaskov

Todor Jeliaskov, CEO & Chairman, inHEART

Lali Sekhon

Lali Sekhon, President, SpinePoint

  

3:30-3:39 pm

Henry (Chip) Appelbaum

Henry (Chip) Appelbaum, President & CEO, Novian Health

Thomas Nichols

Thomas Nichols, President, Pretika

Robert Ball

Robert Ball, CEO, Shoulder Innovations

  

3:40-3:49 pm

Richard Vincent

Richard Vincent, Founder & CEO, FundamentalVR

Steven Mickelsen

Steven Mickelsen, CEO, Field Medical

Gregory Fischer

Gregory Fischer, Co-Founder & Chief Science Advisor, AiM Medical Robotics

(Panel in session from 3:40 - 4:20)

3:50-3:59 pm

David Webster

David Webster, CEO, Body Vision Medical

Monica Wellejus

Monica Wellejus, Sales & Marketing Manager, Ossiform

Hillary Pierce

Hillary Pierce, CEO, Total Flow Medical

  

3:40-4:20 pm

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Evolution of M&A and Strategic Partnerships

Kristi Nakayama

Kristi Nakayama, Sr. Vice President, Business Development, Veranex (Moderator)

Eric Schantz

Eric Schantz, Vice President Corporate Development, Medtronic (Panelist)

Devon Bream

Devon Bream, Global GM & President Invasive Cardiology, GE HealthCare (Panelist)

Virginia Giddings

Virginia Giddings, Vice President Exploration, Edwards Lifesciences (Panelist)

Doug Solomon

Doug Solomon, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan (Panelist)

4:25-5:05 pm

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Medtech Growth Capital: What is the New Normal in Late-Stage Financing?

Carly Roddy

Carly Roddy, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan (Moderator)

Susan Stimson

Susan Stimson, Managing Director, KCK Medtech (Panelist)

Alexander Schmitz

Alexander Schmitz, Partner, Endeavour Vision (Panelist)

Kyle Dempsey

Kyle Dempsey, Partner, MVM Partners (Panelist)

Anthony Williams

Anthony Williams, Partner, HealthQuest Capital

4:00-4:05 pm

Track 1

Tonya Dowd

Tonya Dowd, EVP Reimbursement, Value Generation, and Market Access, PRIA Healthcare (Session Leader)

Track 2

Rachel Knutton

Rachel Knutton, CEO, Alluvia Studio (Session Leader)

Track 3

Michael Groosman

Michael Groosman, Director of Sales, REV 1 Engineering (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session)

4:05-4:14 pm

Jeremy Kwarcinski

Jeremy Kwarcinski, CEO, iiShield

Lars Grieten

Lars Grieten, CEO, FibriCheck

Julien Payen

Julien Payen, CEO, Lattice Medical

  

4:15-4:24 pm

Pedro Costa

Pedro Costa, CEO, Interventional Systems

Alex Troshkin

Alex Troshkin, Co-Founder, LINLINE Medical Systems

Rob Krummen

Rob Krummen, CEO, Vektor Medical

  

4:25-4:34 pm

David Giarracco

David Giarracco, CEO, Noninvasix

Wesley Jones

Wesley Jones, CEO, Vonova

Suzanne Moloney

Suzanne Moloney, CEO, HidraMed Solutions

  

4:35-4:44 pm

Upma Sharma

Upma Sharma, President & CEO, Arsenal Medical

Jennifer Fried

Jennifer Fried, CEO, Flow Medical

Bruce Ramshaw

Bruce Ramshaw, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Caresyntax

  

4:45-4:54 pm

Dusty Majumdar

Dusty Majumdar, CEO, PredxBio

Andrew Iott

Andrew Iott, CEO, HAPPE Spine

Motasim Sirhan

Motasim Sirhan, CEO, Elixir Medical

  

4:55-5:04 pm

David Cash

David Cash, CEO, ZKR Orthopedics

Richard Yazbeck

Richard Yazbeck, President & CEO, NED Medical

Matthew Morris

Matthew Morris, CEO, Altra

  

5:05-5:14 pm

Eman Namati

Eman Namati, CEO, SpectraWAVE

Dimitri Sokolov

Dimitri Sokolov, CEO, Spiro Robotics

Andrew Malcolmson

Andrew Malcolmson, CEO, Fifth Eye

  

5:15-5:20 pm

Track 4 (Presentations)

Jon Cohen

Jon Cohen, Head of Life Science Industry GTM - Americas, ServiceNow (Session Leader)

5:20-5:29 pm

Kayla Graff

Kayla Graff, CEO, Sweetbio

5:30-5:39 pm

Moufeed	Kaddoura

Moufeed Kaddoura, CEO, Kenota Health

5:40-5:49 pm

Vijay Paul

Vijay Paul, Co-CEO, Vantari VR

5:50-5:59 pm

Roberta Lee

Roberta Lee, CEO, Sonofii

5:15-5:55 pm

Track 1

  • Future of Digital Surgery, with Senior Leaders from GE HealthCare, Intuitive, Mayo, SANTE, & Veranex

Lisa Carmel

Lisa Carmel, EVP Strategic Partnerships, Veraex (Moderator)

Dennis McWilliams

Dennis McWilliams, Partner, Sante Ventures (Panelist)

Janani Reisenauer

Janani Reisenauer, Vice Chair, Innovation, Surgery; Thoracic Surgeon; IP, Mayo Clinic (Panelist)

Brian Miller

Brian Miller, EVP & Chief Digital Officer, Intuitive (Panelist)

Philip Rackliffe

Philip Rackliffe, President & CEO - Image Guided Therapies, GE HealthCare (Panelist)

Track 2

  • Lab-to-Market: Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Industry

Samuel Scofield

Samuel Scofield, Senior Associate, Good Growth Capital (Moderator)

Grace Katzschmann

Grace Katzschmann, COO, Nanoflex Robotics AG (Panelist)

Jennifer Fried

Jennifer Fried, CEO, Flow Medical (Panelist)

Gregory Fischer

Gregory Fischer, Co-Founder & Chief Science Advisor, AiM Medical Robotics (Panelist)

Andrew Bochner

Andrew Bochner, Managing Partner, Bochner PLLC (Panelist)

Track 3

  • Improving Healthcare Outcomes for Our Military: Partnering and Funding Opportunities With the VA and MTEC

Shawn Green

Shawn Green, Chief of Strategy, MTEC| Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (Moderator)

Michael Parrish

Michael Parrish, Chief Acquisition Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Panelist)

Kristopher Teague

Kristopher Teague, Executive Director, VHA Innovation Ecosystem, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Panelist)

Thomas Osborne

Thomas Osborne, Executive Director: VA Convergence Center (VC2), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Panelist)

Christopher Parker

Christopher Parker, Associate Executive Director, Strategic Acquisition Center, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Panelist)

6:00-9:00 pm

Networking, Welcome Reception & Dinner

  • Dinner sponsored by Knobbe Martens & ServiceNow (6:00-8:00 pm)
  • Fireside (7:30-8:30 pm)

Fireside Chat with Dave Hickey, EVP & President at BD Life Sciences

Lisa Carmel

Lisa Carmel, EVP Strategic Partnerships, Veranex (Moderator)

Dave Hickey

Dave Hickey, Executive Vice President & President of Life Sciences, Becton Dickinson

March 20, 2024

8:00 am-5:00 pm

  • Private Partnering Meetings

6:00-6:45 am

  • Yoga - in the indoor Yoga Studio

7:00-8:00 am

  • Registration

6:30-8:00 am

  • Networking Breakfast Sponsored by MedTech Color
  • Panel (7:15-7:50 am)

Investing in Medtech and Healthtech in Africa

Kwame Ulmer

Kwame Ulmer, Venture Partner, Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health (Moderator)

Sewu-Steve Tawia

Sewu-Steve Tawia, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Jaza Rift Ventures (Panelist)

7:15-7:20 am

Track 4 (Presentations)

Mark Mescher

Mark Mescher, Vice President of Sales, MedScout (Session Leader)

7:21-7:30 am

Bill Colone

Bill Colone, Co-Founder, Fortuna Devices

7:31-7:40 am

Virpi Muhonen

Virpi Muhonen, CEO, Askel Healthcare

7:41-7:50 am

Anh Hoang-Lindsay

Anh Hoang-Lindsay, CEO, Jana Care

7:51-8:00 am

Adam Hill

Adam Hill, CEO, Acoustiic

7:50-7:55 am

  • Welcome & Opening Comments

7:55-8:35 am

  • Keynote with Bernard Zovighian, CEO of Edwards Lifesciences and Paul LaViolette, Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer at SV Health Investors

Paul LaViolette

Paul LaViolette, Managing Partner & COO, SV Health Investors (Moderator)

Bernard Zovighian

Bernard Zovighian, CEO, Edwards Lifesciences

9:00-9:40 am

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Palette Life Sciences: Financial and Transactional Insight on Their $600M+ Exit With Teleflex

Henry Peck

Henry Peck, VP, Growth & Strategy, LSI (Moderator)

James Leech

James Leech, Chief Financial & Strategy Officer, Maximed (Panelist)

Neil Oberoi

Neil Oberoi, Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Securities (Panelist)

Per Langoe

Per Langoe, CEO, GT Medical Technologies (Panelist)

8:45-8:50 am

Track 1

Darwin Shurig

Darwin Shurig, CEO, Shurig Solutions (Session Leader)

 

Track 2

Axel Strombergsson

Axel Strombergsson, Vice President, QuickVault, Veeva Systems (Session Leader)

Track 3

Edwin Lindsay

Edwin Lindsay, Managing Director & Principal Consultant, Compliance Solutions Life Sciences (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session from 9:00 - 9:40)

8:50-8:59 am

Olivier Delporte

Olivier Delporte, CEO, SamanTree Medical

Lishan Aklog

Lishan Aklog, CEO, Lucid Diagnostics

Sydney Robinson

Sydney Robinson, CEO & Co-Founder, Vessl Prosthetics

  

9:00-9:09 am

Claude Nogard

Claude Nogard, CEO, Ergosuture

George Makhoul

George Makhoul, CEO, Dilon Technologies

Tim Jacobson

Tim Jacobson, CEO, NOxy Health Products

  

9:10-9:19 am

Hamed Hanafi

Hamed Hanafi, CEO, NovaResp Technologies

Caitlin Morse

Caitlin Morse, CEO, BrainSpace

Meg Samek-Smith

Meg Samek-Smith, CRO, MultiplAI Health

  

9:20-9:29 am

Leah Brownlee

Leah Brownlee, President, Lazurite

Kris Buchanan

Kris Buchanan, CEO, RedDrop DX

Vicki Farrar

Vicki Farrar, CEO, Light Line Medical

  

9:30-9:39 am

Nicholas Purcell

Nicholas Purcell, Founder, Purcell

Joelle Tudor

Joelle Tudor, Co-Founder & CEO, CathConnect

Scott White

Scott White, CCO, Delphinus Medical Technologies

  

9:40-9:49 am

Ana Maiques

Ana Maiques, CEO, Neuroelectrics

Gregory Dean

Gregory Dean, CEO & Founder, DriQ Health

Elson Yong

Elson Yong, CEO, Carecam

  

9:50-9:59 am

Cathy Skinner

Cathy Skinner, CEO, NXgenPort

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson, CEO, Egg Medical

Douglas Fairbanks

Douglas Fairbanks, CEO, VISIE

(Panel in session from 9:45 - 10:25)

10:00-10:09 am

Antony Odell

Antony Odell, CEO, Echopoint Medical

Aswin Gunasekar

Aswin Gunasekar, Founder & CEO, Zeto

Peeyush Shrivastava

Peeyush Shrivastava, CEO, Genetesis

  

9:45-10:25 am

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Why is Women's Health Still an Under-Ventured Market?

Holly Scott

Holly Scott, VP & Senior Partner, The Mullings Group (Moderator)

Todd Usen

Todd Usen, President & CEO, Minerva Surgical (Panelist)

Terri Burke

Terri Burke, Venture Partner Epidarex Capital (Panelist)

Tara Ghazi

Tara Ghazi, Co-Founder & COO, MALCOVA (Panelist)

Amrish Nair

Amrish Nair, CEO, Biorithm (Panelist)

10:10-10:15 am

Track 1

Harnik Shukla

Harnik Shukla, Partner, Knobbe Martens (Session Leader)

Track 2

Joslyn O'Grady

Joslyn O'Grady, Executive Recruiter, Accordance Search Group (Session Leader)

Track 3

Mohammad E. Kondri

Mohammad E. Kondri, Commissioner of Life Sciences Industry, Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session)

10:15-10:24 am

David Israeli

David Israeli, CEO, Magenta Medical

Doug Teany

Doug Teany, Co-Founder & CEO, Method AI

Joseph Connell

Joseph Connell, CEO, NeuEsse

  

10:25-10:34 am

Juan C. Jimenez

Juan Jimenez, CEO, AccurKardia

Savas Komban

Savas Komban, CEO, Smartlens

Michael Nagel

Michael Nagel, CEO, Vomaris Innovations

  

10:35-10:44 am

Amaan Mazhar

Amaan Mazhar, CEO, Modulim

Patrik Schmidle

Patrik Schmidle, CEO, CARI Health

Topher Kinsella

Topher Kinsella, CEO, Watershed Therapeutics

(Panel in session from 10:30 - 11:10)

10:45-10:54 am

Robert Benkowski

Robert Benkowski,Co-Founder & CEO, Opsin Biotherapeutics

Dr. Karen Cross

Dr. Karen Cross, Co-Founder & CEO, MIMOSA Diagnostics

Toon Overbeeke

Toon Overbeeke, CEO, Vitestro

  

10:55-11:04 am

Ryan DeBoer

Ryan DeBoer, CEO, The Shape Sensing Company

Sujit Dike

Sujit Dike, CEO, Gyder Surgical

Matthew Thompson

Matthew Thompson, President & CEO, Endologix

  

10:30-11:10 am

Track 4 (Panel)

  • cultivate(MD): From the Kernel of an Idea to Harvesting an Exit

Nathan Estruth

Nathan Estruth, Chairman, Genesis Software Innovations (Moderator)

David Blue

David Blue, Director, cultivate(MD) (Panelist)

Robert Ball

Robert Ball, CEO, Shoulder Innovations (Panelist)

R. Sean Churchill

R. Sean Churchill, Managing Director, cultivate(MD)

Matthew Ahearn

Matthew Ahearn, Managing Director, cultivate(MD) (Panelist)

11:20 am-12:00 pm

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Cracking the Code: Finding the Optimal Valuation for Successful Capital Infusion and
    M&A Deals

Scott Pantel

Scott Pantel, CEO, LSI (Moderator)

Ramin Mousavi

Ramin Mousavi, President & CEO, CathWorks (Panelist)

Andrew ElBardissi, MD

Andrew ElBardissi, MD, Partner, Deerfield Management (Panelist)

Paul LaViolette

Paul LaViolette, Managing Partner & COO, SV Health Investors (Panelist)

Chris Eso

Chris Eso, VP, M&A, Strategy and Portfolio Management, Medtronic (Panelist)

Jay Watkins

Jay Watkins, Managing Partner, Sonder Capital (Panelist)

11:05-11:10 am

Track 1

Andrew Bochner

Andrew Bochner, Managing Partner, Bochner (Session Leader)

Track 2

Alex Wakefield

Alex Wakefield, Chief Revenue Officer, AcuityMD (Session Leader)

Track 3

Joe Mullings

Joe Mullings, Chairman & CEO, The Mullings Group (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session)

11:10-11:19 am

Yeshwanth Pulijala

Yeshwanth Pulijala, CEO, Scalpel

Edvardas Satkauskas

Edvardas Satkauskas, CEO, Sentante

Amos Ziv

Amos Ziv, Founder & CSO, CardiaCare

 

11:20-11:29 am

Greg Roche

Greg Roche, CEO, Distalmotion

Carolina Aguilar

Carolina Aguilar, CEO, INBRAIN Neuroelectronics

John Wong

John Wong, Co-Founder & CEO, Fluid Biomed

 

11:30-11:39 am

Sanjay Shrivastava

Sanjay Shrivastava, CEO, Innova Vascular

Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips, Co-Founder & CEO, Vena Medical

Jay Trautman

Jay Trautman, Co-Founder, CEO & Director, Invenio Imaging

 

11:40-11:49 am

John Schindler

John Schindler, CEO, Liquet Medical

Manfred Franke

Manfred Franke, CEO, Neuronoff

Deborah L. Conley

Deborah L. Conley, Managing Director, Myocardial Strain Technologies

 

11:50-11:59 am

Martin Mayse

Martin Mayse, CEO, Pleural Technologies

Robert Isaacs

Robert Isaacs, CEO, TrackX Technology

Steffen Hovard

Steffen Hovard, CEO, Neuspera Medical

 

12:00-2:00 pm

  • Networking Lunch Sponsored by Veranex

12:45-1:25 pm

  • Featured Session with Raymond Cohen and Swaril Mathur, the CEO and VP of Business Development at Axonics

Swaril Mathur

Swaril Mathur, VP, Business Development, Axonics

Raymond W. Cohen

Raymond W. Cohen, CEO, Axonics

1:30-2:10 pm

Track 1

  • Stryker's Journey to $20B and the Role of M&A

Emily West

Emily West, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs (Moderator)

Bryant Zanko

Bryant Zanko, Vice President Corporate Business Development, Stryker (Panelist)

Adam Wollowick

Adam Wollowick, Sr. Director, Business Development, Stryker (Panelist)

Siddarth Satish

Siddarth Satish, Vice President, AI, Stryker (Panelist)

Track 2

  • FDA Breakthrough Designation: ROI and Considerations With Shifts in Coverage

Etienne Nichols

Etienne Nichols, Sr. Marketing Manager, Greenlight Guru (Moderator)

Kwame Ulmer

Kwame Ulmer, Venture Partner, Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health (Panelist)

Carolina Aguilar

Carolina Aguilar, CEO, INBRAIN Neuroelectronics (Panelist)

Nathan Beaver

Nathan Beaver, Partner, Foley & Lardner (Panelist)

Lishan Aklog

Lishan Aklog, CEO, Lucid Diagnostics (Panelist)

Track 3

  • Advent of AI: What Will it Take to Drive True Adoption in Clinical Workflows?

Natasha Allen

Natasha Allen, Partner, Foley & Lardner (Moderator)

Sascha Berger

Sascha Berger, Partner, TVM Capital Life Science (Panelist)

Rob Krummen

Rob Krummen, CEO, Vektor Medical (Panelist)

Daniel Hawkins

Daniel Hawkins, CEO, Vista.ai (Panelist)

Ittai Harel

Ittai Harel, Managing Partner, Pitango Venture Capital (Panelist)

1:30-1:35 pm

Track 4 (Presentations)

Jessica Zdinak

Jessica Zdinak, CRO, Applied Research and Analysis Company (Session Leader)

1:35-1:44 pm

Bob	Katz

Bob Katz, President & CEO, Director, ForwardVue Pharma

1:45-1:54 pm

Gopal K. Chopra

Gopal K. Chopra, Co-CEO, CDX Medical Technologies

1:55-2:04 pm

John MacMahon

John MacMahon, Co-Founder, Cytokind

2:10-2:50 pm

Track 2

  • Israel: Past, Present & Future of Medtech Innovation in StartUp Nation

Tal Wenderow

Tal Wenderow, Venture Partner, Genesis Medtech Group (Moderator)

Chris Eso

Chris Eso, VP, M&A, Strategy and Portfolio Management, Medtronic (Panelist)

Shai Policker

Shai Policker, CEO, MEDX Xelerator (Panelist)

Jinny Lee

Jinny Lee, SVP, Exploration, Strategy and Marketing, Advanced Technology (Panelist)

David Israeli

David Israeli, CEO, Magenta Medical (Panelist)

Hila Karah

Hila Karah, Managing Partner, Pitango HealthTech (Panelist)

2:55-3:35 pm

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Medtech M&A 2024: Looking Onward and Upward

John Babitt

John Babitt, Partner, EY (Moderator)

Greg Banker

Greg Banker, Partner, Vensana Capital (Panelist)

Chris Eso

Chris Eso, VP, M&A, Strategy and Portfolio Management (Panelist)

Jennifer Fried

Jennifer Fried, CEO, Flow Medical (Panelist)

Bennett Blau

Bennett Blau, Managing Director, Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs (Panelist)

2:50-2:55 pm

Track 1

George Lewis

George Lewis, VP of Growth Strategy, Arena, a PTC Business (Session Leader)

Track 2

Jay Zhu

Jay Zhu, Partner | MedTech Strategy, Transactions, and Commercial, Ernst & Young (Session Leader)

Track 3

Ben Trombold

Ben Trombold, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Velentium (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session from 2:55 - 3:35)

2:55-3:04 pm

David Kirschman

David Kirschman, Co-Founder, Orthomod

Abhita Batra

Abhita Batra, Founder & CSO, Neuro42

Brian Stewart

Brian Stewart, CEO, Tally Surgical

 

3:05-3:14 pm

Joseph Rafferty

Joseph Rafferty, CEO, Vesteck

Deanne McCarthy

Deanne McCarthy, CEO, Swiftsure

Joon Chung

Joon Chung, Co-Founder & CTO, Veyond Metaverse

 

3:15-3:24 pm

Matt VIrden

Matt Virden, Chief Development Officer, VitalTE

Pierre Lemire

Pierre Lemire, CEO, Kent Imaging

Philip Kemp

Philip Kemp, President & COO, X-Bolt Trauma Orthopedics

 

3:25-3:34 pm

Maarten van der Zanden

Maarten van der Zanden, CIO, ATRO Medical

Jon Greenwald

Jon Greenwald, CEO, CAIRA Surgical

Keith Warner

Keith Warner, CEO, Neuralace Medical

 

3:35-3:44 pm

Nathan Bryan

Nathan Bryan, CEO, Bryan Therapeutics

Joy Barton

Joy Barton, CEO, Regain Laser Therapy

William Altman

William Altman, CEO, CorInnova

(Panel in session from 3:40 - 4:20)

3:45-3:54 pm

Laurence Blazianu

Laurence Blazianu, CBO, PreciHealth

Bob Mitchell

Bob Mitchell, CEO, N8 Medical

Chris Sturm

Chris Sturm, President, Facet Dynamics

 

3:40-4:20 pm

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Does Venture Scale? Fund Size Logic, Considerations, and Misconceptions

Dennis McWilliams

Dennis McWilliams, Partner, Sante Ventures (Moderator)

Amir Soltanianzadeh

Amir Soltanianzadeh, Managing Partner & Founder, Solardis Health Ventures (Panelist)

Owen Willis

Owen Willis, Founder and General Partner, Opal Ventures (Panelist)

Nancy Hong, PhD

Nancy Hong, PhD, Biotech Investor (Panelist)

Thom Rasche

Thom Rasche, Managing Partner, Earlybird Ventures (Panelist)

4:25-5:05 pm

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Harsh Realities in Building and Financing Medtech Ventures

Jonathan Norris

Jonathan Norris, Managing Director, HSBC Innovation (Moderator)

Omid Akhavan

Omid Akhavan, Managing Director & Founder, Anthro Ventures (Panelist)

Sean Cheng

Sean Cheng, Managing Director, Ascension Ventures (Panelist)

Anita Watkins

Anita Watkins, Managing Director, Rex Health Ventures (Panelist)

Daniel Hawkins

Daniel Hawkins, Founder, Spark Medtech (Panelist)

3:55-4:00 pm

Track 1

David Hochman

David Hochman, Chairman, CEO & Founder, Orchestra BioMed (Session Leader)

Track 2

Kyle Rose

Kyle Rose, CEO, Rook Quality Systems (Session Leader)

Track 3

Kelley Kennedy

Kelley Kennedy, Vice President, IQVIA (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session)

4:00-4:09 pm

Evan Luxon

Evan Luxon, CEO, Centese

Richard Foust

Richard Foust, CEO, MicroTransponder

Fouad Noor

Fouad Noor, Co-Founder & CEO, ThinkSono

 

4:10-4:19 pm

Jannis Fischer

Jannis Fischer, CEO, Positrigo

Howard Leonhardt

Howard Leonhardt, CEO, Lionheart Health

Paul Molloy

Paul Molloy, CEO, Applaud Medical

 

4:20-4:29 pm

Tim Miller

Tim Miller, CEO, Stimdia Medical

Leo Smit

Leo Smit, CEO, Hy2Care

Nik Sharma

Nik Sharma, CEO, BioCorteX

(Panel in session from 4:25 - 5:05)

4:30-4:39 pm

Stephen Cox

Stephen Cox, CEO, InVera Medical

Shane Gleason

Shane Gleason, CCO, InspireMD

Matt Curran

Matt Curran, CEO, Nanoflex Robotics

 

4:40-4:49 pm

Sanjeev Bhatia

Sanjeev Bhatia, CEO, Joint Preservation Innovations

Camilla Easter

Camilla Easter, CEO, Oxford Medical Products

Jessica Pan

Jessica Pan, Consultant, Radiance Therapeutics

 

4:50-4:59 pm

David Johnson

David Johnson, CEO, Icarus Medical

James O'Reilly

James O'Reilly, CEO, Arrayus Technologies

Peter Fischer

Peter Fischer, CEO, InkSpace Imaging

 

5:00-5:09 pm

Berk Tas

Berk Tas, CEO, SentiAR

Brandon Bendes

Brandon Bendes, Co-Founder & President, Woven Orthopedic

Seung Eun Choi

Seung Eun Choi, CEO, S-Alpha Therapeutics

 

5:10-5:15 pm

Track 4 (Presentations)

Bryan Gilpin

Bryan Gilpin, President, Sunrise Labs (Session Leader)

5:15-5:24 pm

Thomas Looby

Thomas Looby, CEO, Conavi

5:25-5:34 pm

Robert Hayman

Robert Hayman, CEO & Chairman, Perimetrics

5:35-5:44 pm

Sabrina Jahn

Sabrina Jahn, Chief Business Officer, Liposphere

5:45-5:54 pm

Roya Khosravi-Far

Roya Khosravi-Far, President & CEO, InnoTech Precision Medicine

5:10-5:50 pm

Track 1

  • Accelerating Cardiac Care Innovation: How can Major Device Companies Collaborate with the Startup Ecosystem?

Ken Nelson

Ken Nelson, Angel Investor & Partner, MedTech Advantage Fund (Moderator)

Nathan Harrington

Nathan Harrington, Managing Partner, Philips Ventures (Panelist)

Lisa Suennen

Lisa Suennen, Managing Partner, Ventures, American Heart Association (Panelist)

Chris Eso

Chris Eso, VP, M&A, Strategy & Portfolio Management, Medtronic (Panelist)

David Hochman

David Hochman, Chairman, CEO & Founder, Orchestra BioMed (Panelist)

Track 2

  • The End of One Road and the Beginning of Another: Transitioning From Pre to Post FDA

Tonya Dowd

Tonya Dowd, EVP Reimbursement, Value Generaion, & Market Access, PRIA Healthcare (Moderator)

Cody Simmons

Cody Simmons, CEO, DermaSensor (Panelist)

Luc Marengere

Luc Marengere, Managing Partner, TVM Capital Life Science (Panelist)

Pierre Lemire

Pierre Lemire, CEO, Kent Imaging (Panelist)

Scott Janssen

Scott Janssen, Managing Director, LS Associates (Panelist)

 

Track 3

  • International Expansion, Market Development, and Cross-Border Partnerships in the US, EU, and APAC

George Lewis

George Lewis, VP of Growth Strategy, Arena, a PTC Business (Moderator)

Kevin Chu

Kevin Chu, Principal, F-Prime Capital (Panelist)

Ryan McGuinness

Ryan McGuinness, Global Head, in Vitro Technologies/Commercial GM, Triple Ring Technologies (Panelist)

Matthias Bellmann

Matthias Bellmann, Director Global Focus Team Cardiovascular, TUV SUD (Panelist)

David Webster

David Webster, CEO, Body Vision Medical (Panelist)

6:00-9:00 pm

Networking, Dinner Reception

  • Dinner sponsored by Velentium (6:00-8:00 pm)
  • Fireside (7:30-8:30 pm)

Fireside Chat: Neurotechnology to Address the Limitations of the Human Body

Andy Rasdal

Andy Rasdal, Board Member, Synchron (Moderator)

Thomas Oxley

Thomas Oxley, CEO, Synchron (Fireside Speaker)

March 21, 2024

8:00 am-5:00 pm

  • Private Partnering Meetings

6:00-6:45 am

  • Yoga - in the indoor Yoga Studio

6:30-8:00 am

  • Networking Breakfast Sponsored by Arena, a PTC Business
  • Panel (7:15-7:50 am)

The Agony and Ecstasy of Doing Big Things in Medtech

David Hochman

David Hochman, Chairman, CEO & Founder, Orchestra BioMed (Moderator)

Howard Levin

Howard Levin, CEO & CMO, Deerfield Catalyst (Panelist)

Chris Cleary

Chris Cleary, Vice President Corporate Development, Medtronic (Panelist)

7:15-7:20 am

Track 4 (Presentations)

Session Leader

7:21-7:30 am

Oliver Baertl

Oliver Baertl, CEO, CorTec

7:31-7:40 am

Svetla Alexandrov

Svetla Alexandrov, CSO, Equilibr.io

7:41-7:50 am

Mike Rolla

Mike Rolla, CRO, AliveCor

7:51-8:00 am

Rodolfo Rohr

Rodolfo Rohr, CEO, LarmorBio

7:55-8:30 am

Keynote

  • Reimagining How We Innovate in Medtech, with Alex Gorsky and Rick Anderson

Roger Brooks

Roger Brooks, Founder, RBrooks Group (Moderator)

Alex Gorsky

Alex Gorsky, Former Chairman & CEO, Johnson & Johnson (Keynote Speaker)

Rick Anderson

Rick Anderson, Chairman & Founding Managing Director, Revival Healthcare Capital (Keynote Speaker)

9:00-9:40 am

Track 4 (Panel)

  • The Verticalization of AI in Medtech and Healthcare

Gabriel jones

Gabriel Jones, CEO and co-founder, Proprio (Moderator)

Armen Vidian

Armen Vidian, Managing Partner & Co-founder, Recode Health Ventures (Panelist)

Alexander Morgan

Alexander Morgan, Partner, Khosla Ventures (Panelist)

Debbie Lin

Debbie Lin, Venture Partner, T.Rx Capital (Panelist)

Akhilesh Pathipati

Akhilesh Pathipati, Partner, MVM Partners

9:45-10:25 am

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Medtech Buyouts by Private Equity: Reflections, Trends, and Outlook on Deal-Making

Dave Uffer

Dave Uffer, Managing Director, MedTech, Trinity Life Sciences (Moderator)

Erich Wolff

Erich Wolff, Buyouts Lead, MedTech Vertical, Partners Group USA (Panelist)

Duke Rohlen

Duke Rohlen, CEO, Ajax Health (Panelist)

Antonio Sanchez-Cordero

Antonio Sanchez-Cordero, Principal, ARCHIMED (Panelist)

8:40-8:45 am

Track 1

Bob Yedid

Bob Yedid, Managing Director, LifeSci Advisors (Session Leader)

Track 2

Xiaomei Teng

Xiaomei Teng, Founder & CEO, InteBase (Session Leader)

 

Track 3

Suzie Bangle

Suzie Bangle, Team Sales Manager, Barrington James (Session Leader)

Track 4

  

8:45-8:54 am

Benjamin Freedman, PhD

Benjamin Freedman, President & CEO, Limax Biosciences

Maria Artunduaga

Maria Artunduaga, Founder & CEO, Samay

Randy Hubbell

Randy Hubbell, Executive Advisor to the Board of Directors, Armis Biopharma

 

8:55-9:04 am

Michael Gardner

Michael Gardner, Co-Founder & CEO, NSite Medical

Dominic Senn

Dominic Senn, Co-Founder & CEO, MachineMD

Benjamin Esque

Benjamin Esque, CEO, Corstasis Therapeutics

  

9:05-9:14 am

David Constantine

David Constantine, CEO, Juniper Biomedical

Deanna Harshbarger

Deanna Harshbarger, Vice President, Product, Cala Health

Christopher Haig

Christopher Haig, CEO, Efemoral Medical

(Panel in session from 9:00 - 9:40)

9:15-9:24 am

RESERVED

Josh Vose

Josh Vose, CEO, Tulavi Therapeutics

Patrick Sauvageau

Patrick Sauvageau, CEO & Co-Founder, Zilia

 

9:25-9:30 am

Track 1

Rick Satcher

Rick Satcher, Director of Commercialization, MTEC (Session Leader)

Track 2

Andrew Swanson

Andrew Swanson, Chief of Strategy & Business Development, ForTec Medical (Session Leader)

Track 3

Susan Posner

Susan Posner, Partner and Managing Director, Head of MedTech, Digital Health and HIT, Health Advances (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session)

9:30-9:39 am

Sherif Soliman

Sherif Soliman, CEO, Matregenix

Patryk	Kania

Patryk Kania, CEO & President, Field Orthopaedics

Ricardo Berrios

Ricardo Berrios, Founding CEO, Adhera Health

 

9:40-9:49 am

Geoffrey Klass

Geoffrey Klass, CEO, Sense Neuro Diagnostics

Joe Rinehart

Joe Rinehart, Founder & CEO, Perceptive Medical

Martin	Gurbin

Martin Gurbin, CEO, Verv Technologies

 

9:50-9:59 am

Jason Winder

Jason Winder, CEO, Sonogen Medical

 

Constantinos Anagnostopoulos

Constantinos Anagnostopoulos, CEO, Pleioflow

Bill Athenson

Bill Athenson, CEO, Third Pole Therapeutics

 

10:00-10:05 am

Track 1

Michel Moravia

Michel Moravia, CEO, Quality Means Business (Session Leader)

 

Track 2

Matt Eisendrath

Matt Eisendrath, President & Chief Commercial Officer, Full Spectrum Software (Session Leader)

 

Track 3

Peter Doyle

Peter Doyle, President/CEO, Hirsh Precision (Session Leader)

 

Track 4

(Panel in session from 10:30 - 11:10)

10:05-10:14 am

Philipp Lang

Philipp Lang, Chairman & CEO, OnPoint Surgical

Mark Hunter

Mark Hunter, CEO, Harmonic Bionics

Marc Zemel

Marc Zemel, CEO, Retia Medical

 

10:15-10:24 am

Jonathan Waldstreicher

Jonathan Waldstreicher, CEO, Galvanize Therapeutics

Efrain Torres

Efrain Torres, CEO, Adialante

Andrew Heuerman

Andrew Heuerman, CEO, The Patient Company

 

10:25-10:34 am

Elizabeth Clayborne

Elizabeth Clayborne, CEO, NasaClip

Kathy Magliato

Kathy Magliato, CEO, Cordex Systems

Doug Evans

Doug Evans, President & CEO, Lungpacer Medical

 

10:35-10:44 am

Rick Altinger

Rick Altinger, Board Member & CCO, MAUI Imaging

Reza Khorasaninejad

Reza Khorasaninejad, CEO, Leadoptik

Gavin Cooper

Gavin Cooper, CEO, AltaScience

(Panel in session from 10:30 - 11:10)

10:45-10:54 am

Tara Ghazi

Tara Ghazi, Co-Founder & COO, MALCOVA

Gary Strange

Gary Strange, CEO, MMD Technologies

Larry Dentice

Larry Dentice, President & Director, MUSE Microscopy

 

10:55-11:04 am

Dan Chambers

Dan Chambers, CEO, CleanSite Medical

Scott Roth

Scott Roth, CEO, ImaCor

Holger Friedrich

Holger Friedrich, CEO, AquaHeart

 

10:30-11:10 am

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Structural Heart Innovation in Medtech's Era of Change

JD Friedland

JD Friedland, Managing Director, Ventures, Cleveland Clinic (Moderator)

Maggie Nixon

Maggie Nixon, CEO, Capstan Medical (Panelist)

Donald Bobo

Donald Bobo, Corporate VP, Edwards Lifesciences (Panelist)

Jacques Essinger

Jacques Essinger, CEO, Polares Medical (Panelist)

William Phillips

William Phillips, Managing Partner, Alruna Advisors (Panelist)

11:15-11:55 am

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Why the Heck Can't I Raise Capital

Nick Pachuda

Nick Pachuda, Innovation & New Ventures, Precision Life Science Partners (Moderator)

Kevin Rocco

Kevin Rocco, VP Bioinductive Technologies, CONMED (Panelist)

Tamir Meiri

Tamir Meiri, Director, Venture Investments, Johnson & Johnson Innovation (Panelist)

Fernando Pacheco

Fernando Pacheco, Investment Director, Endeavour Vision (Panelist)

Jeffrey O'Donnell Sr.

Jeffrey O'Donnell Sr., Managing General Parnter, Runway Healthcare (Panelist)

Deanna Harshbarger

Deanna Harshbarger, Vice President, Product, Cala Health (Panelist)

11:05-11:10 am

Track 1

Caroline Irungu

Caroline Irungu, Global Commercial Strategy, Medidata (Session Leader)

Track 2

Joseph Panetta

Joseph Panetta, PCRG (Session Leader)

Track 3

Chris Danek

Chris Danek, CEO, Bessel (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session)

11:10-11:19 am

William Hendren

William Hendren, CEO, Qura

Luis De Taboada

Luis De Taboada, CTO, JelikaLite

Rob Hill

Rob Hill, CEO, TAE Life Sciences

(Panel in session from 11:15 - 11:55)

11:20-11:29 am

David Doster

David Doster, CEO, AMSEL Medical

John Uecker

John Uecker, CEO, ClearCam

Scott Aldrich

Scott Aldrich, CEO, EndoSound

 

11:30-11:39 am

Matt Hedrick

Matt Hedrick CEO & Co-Founder, AKICept

Mohamed Sheta

Mohamed Sheta, CEO, AiZtech Labs

Rhodel Dacanay

Rhodel Dacanay, Anesthesiologist/Inventor, NEVENT

 

11:40-11:49 am

Kenichi Maruyama

Kenichi Maruyama, CEO, GORYO Chemical

Georgi Kadrev

Georgi Kadrev, CEO, Kelvin Health

Peter van de Graaf

Peter van de Graaf, CEO, Choice

 

11:50-11:59 am

Martin Cook

Martin Cook, CEO, Venstra Medical

Anmol Kapoor

Anmol Kapoor, CEO, Bioaro

Conner Herman

Conner Herman, CEO, Percy

 

12:00-2:00 pm

  • Networking Lunch Sponsored by The Mullings Group

12:45-1:25 pm

Track 2

  • Neuro-Innovation: How Can We Enable Better, Faster Intervention in Communities Across the Globe?

Henry Peck

Henry Peck, VP, Growth & Strategy, LSI (Moderator)

Michael Singletary

Micheal Singletary, Football Coach & Former Player (Panelist)

Hunt Batjer

Hunt Batjer, Professor Emeritus, UT Southwestern Medical Center, UT Southwestern (Panelist)

Geoffrey Klass

Geoffrey Klass, CEO, Sense Neuro Diagnostics (Panelist)

Bernard Bendok

Bernard Bendok, Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic (Panelist)

12:45-12:50 pm

Track 4 (Presentations)

Lynn Carney

Lynn Carney, Director, Agency and Alliances, Medmarc (Session Leader)

12:50-12:59 pm

Talal Sharaiha

Talal Sharaiha, Founder & CEO, Aspisafe Solutions

1:00-1:09 pm

Jeff Luber

Jeff Luber, CEO, Binx Health

1:10-1:19 pm

Michalis Papadakis

Michalis Papadakis, CEO, Brainomix

1:20-1:29 pm

Scott Gunnigle

Scott Gunnigle, CEO, Agada Medical

1:30-1:35 pm

Track 1

Joshua Corb

Joshua Corb, Partner, Basis (Session Leader)

Track 2

Azad Virk

Azad Virk, Shareholder, Stradling (Session Leader)

Track 3

Paul-Lukas Hoffschmidt

Paul-Lukas Hoffschmidt, Founder and CEO, Alpha Sophia (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session from 1:30 - 2:10)

1:35-1:44 pm

Tony Simula

Tony Simula, CEO, TekCyte

Jayiesh Singh

Jayiesh Singh, CEO, Able Innovations

Brad Patt

Brad Patt, CEO, Tetrous

 

1:45-1:54 pm

Junehong Kim

Junehong Kim, Chief Medical Officer, Tau Medical

Laura Yecies

Laura Yecies, CEO, Bone Health Technologies

Robert Hamilton

Robert Hamilton, CEO, Neurasignal

 

1:55-2:04 pm

Michael	Finegan

Michael Finegan, CEO, Acera Surgical

Shyam Natarajan

Shyam Natarajan, CEO, Avenda Health

James	Peacock

James Peacock, CEO, Nocira

 

1:30-2:10 pm

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Changing Leadership Culture in Real Time at RefleXion Medical – A Case Study

Todd Powell

Todd Powell, President & CEO, RefleXion Medical (Moderator)

Edward Muzio

Edward Muzio, President & CEO, Group Harmonics (Panelist)

2:20-3:00 pm

Track 4 (Panel)

  • Investing for the Long-Haul: Supporting Companies and Aligning Investors Across Stages

Allan May

Allan May, Chairman of the Board, FundamentalVR (Moderator)

Tom Vogelsong

Tom Vogelsong, Life Science and Tech Advisor, Kyto Technology & Life Science (Panelist)

Shubhra Jain

Shubhra Jain, Head of Healthcare Investments, Tarsadia Investments (Panelist)

Katerina Fialkovskaya

Katerina Fialkovskaya, Venture Investor, Philips (Panelist)

Tyler Wanke

Tyler Wanke, Investor, Wanke Family Office (Panelist)

2:05-2:10 pm

Track 1

Kent DiasAbeygunawardena

Kent DiasAbeygunawardena, Director - US Programs, IDE Group (Session Leader)

Track 2

Kevin Dempsey

Kevin Dempsey, Sr. Director, Technology Development Group, Emphysys, Tecan (Session Leader)

Track 3

Drue DeAngelis

Drue DeAngelis, Managing Partner, The DeAngelis Group (Session Leader)

Track 4

(Panel in session)

2:10-2:19 pm

John Engels

John Engels, CEO, Corvivo Cardiovascular

Jacques Essinger

Jacques Essinger, CEO, Polares Medical

Malcolm Hebblewhite

Malcolm Hebblewhite, President, Atmo Biosciences

 

2:20-2:29 pm

Thomas Douthitt

Thomas Douthitt,CEO, Caeli Vascular

Scott Durbin

Scott Durbin, CEO, illumiSonics

Amrish Nair

Amrish Nair, CEO, Biorithm

(Panel in session from 2:20 - 3:00)

2:30-2:39 pm

Danguole Altman

Danguole Altman, CEO, Cx Precision Medicine

Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy, CEO, Bluedrop Medical

Clement Vidal

Clement Vidal, Business Unit Director, eCential Robotics

 

2:40-2:49 pm

Prathamesh Prabhudesai

Prathamesh Prabhudesai, CEO, safeBVM

Kevin McGann

Kevin McGann, President & CEO, Accelus

Jean-Rene Belanger

Jean-Rene Belanger, CEO, Imeka

 

2:50-2:59 pm

Maggie Nixon

Maggie Nixon, CEO, Capstan Medical

Ben	Huang

Ben Huang, CEO, Astron Medtech

Adom Dumanian

Adom Dumanian, Operations Officer, Mesh Suture

 

3:00-3:09 pm

Trent Reutiman

Trent Reutiman, CEO, Mercator

Sumita Pennathur

Sumita Pennathur, CEO, Laxmi

Kris Siemionow

Kris Siemionow, CMO, Robotron

 

3:10-3:19 pm

Regina Atim

Regina Atim, Founder, Clinicians Touch Allyve Solutions

Franz Bozsak

Franz Bozsak, CEO, Sensome

Mike Rosenthal

Mike Rosenthal, CEO, Endovascular Engineering

 

3:20-3:29 pm

Ronald Berenson

Ronald Berenson, President & CEO, KitoTech Medical

Greg Buchert

Greg Buchert, CEO, Makani Science

Nathaniel Smith

Nathaniel Smith, CEO, nSight Surgical

 

3:10-3:50 pm

Track 4 (Panel)

  • What Does 2024 Hold For the Frozen IPO Market?

Kimberly Ha

Kimberly Ha, Founder & CEO, KKH Advisors (Moderator)

Jaione Maiz

Jaione Maiz, Principal, Venture Capital, Anzu Partners (Panelist)

Eric Dimise

Eric Dimise, Sector Lead, Healthcare & Life Sciences Capital Markets, NYSE (Panelist)

Shayne Kennedy

Shayne Kennedy, Corporate Partner, Latham & Watkins (Panelist)

4:00-4:40 pm

Track 4 (Panel)

  • The Future of Device-Driven Data: Delivering Real Insights and Outcomes From Mountains of Information

Deepak Sahu

Deepak Sahu, Managing Director, Trinity Life Sciences (Moderator)

Caitlin Morse

Caitlin Morse, CEO, BrainSpace (Panelist)

Peter Vranes

Peter Vranes, CEO, Nutromics (Panelist)

David Kereiakes

David Kereiakes, Managing Partner, Windham Venture Partners (Panelist)

3:30-3:35 pm

Track 1

Shannon Lam

Shannon Lam, Partner, Knobbe Martens (Session Leader)

Track 2

Scott Janssen

Scott Janssen, Managing Director, LS Associates (Session Leader)

Track 3

Natasha Bond

Natasha Bond, President, ERI Group (Session Leader)

Track 4

 

3:35-3:44 pm

Anastasia Rigas

Anastasia Rigas, CEO, Heteron Biotechnologies

Gloria Matthews

Gloria Matthews, CMO, Ankasa Regenerative Therapeutics

Samuel Frishman

Samuel Frishman, CEO, MDC

 

3:45-3:54 pm

Dan Rizzuto

Dan Rizzuto, CEO, Nia Therapeutics

RESERVED

Kelly Roman

Kelly Roman, CEO & Co-Founder, Fisher Wallace Labs

(Panel in session from 3:50 - 4:30)

3:55-4:04 pm

Juliana Elstad

Juliana Elstad, CEO, Vibrato Medical

David Haggerty

David Haggerty, CEO, Vine Medical

Roey Shafrir

Roey Shafrir, Founder & CEO, Spinol

 

4:05-4:14 pm

RESERVED

Elad Sapir

Elad Sapir, CEO, Cuspa

Michael Cerminaro

Michael Cerminaro, President & CEO, Thrombolex

 

4:15-4:24 pm

Katarina Hedbeck

Katarina Hedbeck, CEO, Tada Medical

Carlos	Bremer

Carlos Bremer, President North American Division, Brain4Care

Jan Ostman

Jan Ostman, Head of US Operations, LN Robotics

 

4:25-4:34 pm

Lora Allemeier

Lora Allemeir, CEO, Cerulean Scientific

Alois Hopf

Alois Hopf, CSO & Co-Founder, Bottneuro

Craig Davis

Craig Davis, President & CEO, NovaScan

 

4:35-4:44 pm

Nicolas Vachicouras

Nicolas Vachicouras, CEO, Neurosoft Bioelectronics

Greg Parranto

Greg Parranto, CEO, Endeavor Orthopaedics

Eric Brown

Eric Brown, CEO & Founder, OsteoCentric Technologies

 

4:45-4:54 pm

Michael Sughrue

Michael Sughrue, Co-Founder & CMO, Omniscient Neurotechnology

Leo Trautwein

Leo Trautwein, CCO, Know Labs

Marina Izzo

Marina Izzo, CEO, EBAMed

 

5:00-5:45 pm

  • In Venture Veritas: True Stories of Building Microsoft, Inventing Technologies, and Making Great Wine

Gabriel jones

Gabriel Jones, CEO and Co-Founder, Proprio (Moderator)

Josh Makower

Josh Makower, Director, Stanford Biodesign (Panelist)

Cameron Myhrvold

Cameron Myhrvold, General Partner, Ignition Partners (Panelist)

6:00-9:00 pm

Networking, Dinner Reception

  • Dinner sponsored by Greenlight Guru (6:00-8:00 pm)

March 22, 2024

8:00 am-3:00 pm

Please RSVP in advance to secure a spot.

  • LSI Golf Outing sponsored by Greenlight Guru
  • Wellness Day, options below
    • Spa
    • Yoga - on Grand Lawn
    • Beach Meditation Hike
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