I was told I would never see well enough to drive a car.
My patient journey through a rare optical condition and odds-defying surgery sparked my relentless drive to improve health and medicine.
...and made getting my driver's license pretty damn special.
After developing and marketing medtech from the research lab to venture-backed startups and global strategics, and building thriving medtech communities in Web2 and Web3, I went from LSI's biggest fan to Vice President of Growth & Strategy in late 2022.
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CEO, CMR Surgical
Supratim is a seasoned executive in the healthcare industry having held several senior regional and global leadership positions in reputed MedTech organisations.
Supratim brings a deep understanding of the medical technology industry, as well as significant knowledge of the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America regions.
Over the course of his career, Supratim has held several senior leadership and growth positions in global MedTech organisations, including ConvaTec, Boston Scientific and J&J. At J&J, he served as Company Group Chairman of J&J Medical Devices and Diagnostics, and as a member of the Group Operating Committee, he was responsible for setting the strategic direction for the US$23 billion Medical Devices and Diagnostics business globally and for all the Medical Devices and Diagnostics businesses in Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining CMR, he was the President & Chief Operating Officer, Global Emerging Markets at ConvaTec. Supratim has also served as a member of the Board of Carefusion (now part of Becton Dickinson), Trireme Medical and Advisory Board of the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University.
Throughout his career, Supratim has been recognised within the industry for his ability to drive growth, expand market reach, and improve operational efficiency in organisations he has served.
Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, CMR Surgical
Mark Slack is a co-founder and the Chief Medical Officer of CMR Surgical. He is a Consultant Gynaecologist with a strong background in clinical and translational research.
Mark trained as a medical doctor and Gynaecologist in South Africa graduating with the Gold Medal for Obstetrics and Gynaecology for the Fellowship of the College of Medicine of South Africa. He has continued to pursue a combined clinical and academic career with a number of successful innovations in surgery and Gynaecology. In addition, he has a strong interest in basic science research.
He still practices clinical medicine and surgery in Cambridge as well as being on the staff of the clinical school of medicine of the University of Cambridge.
Mark is actively involved in clinical and basic research and participates in student teaching. He also has strong academic links in the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia and South Africa. His work resulted in him being awarded the Simms Black Professorship of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the award of “Leading Clinical Researcher” by the National Institute of Health Research in 2015. He has published over a hundred original peer reviewed articles and contributed to more than 25 textbooks.
His interest in minimal access surgery led him to explore the possibilities of improving uptake of minimal access surgery by the utilisation of more sophisticated surgical tools such as the robot.
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