The MassDevice Big 100 Roundtable is a conversation among leaders – an unforgettable exchange of insight, ideas and contacts with the most prominent pioneers in our field. The evening features in-depth conversation with 6 of the most influential leaders in medical devices, including our guests of honor Cathy Burzik, former CEO of Kinetic Concepts and Karen Licitra, Worldwide Chairman, Global Medical Solutions Group, Johnson & Johnson.
Preliminary Program Agenda
4:00-5:30: Sparking the Conversation: Panel discussions on the hot button issues impacting medical device companies, featuring experts from the fields of compliance, marketing, IP and technology
Compliance Track: Practical Approaches to Handling Real-life (and Sometimes Tricky) Compliance Issues featuring representatives from Biomet, Covidien, Heartware and Smith & Nephew. Hosted and moderated by Porzio Life Sciences. Learn more about this panel.
“Changing the game, one rule at a time,” a conversation about how to turn marketing inside out. Hosted and moderated by experts from KHJ Brand Activation.Learn more about this panel
IP/Technology Track: Hot topics: M&A, IP, Financing, and Products Liability Trends for medical device companies, featuring representatives from Allied Minds, Stryker, and LeMaitre Vascular. Hosted and moderated by Greenberg Traurig. Learn more about this panel.
5:30-6:30: Networking Reception
Connect or re-connect with medical device industry colleagues
Cocktails and food will be served
6:30- 7:15: The Interview – Go inside the KCI/Apax deal & What does the future of M&A look like? A conversation with 2 prominent leaders in med tech
Cathy Burzik, former CEO, Kinetic Concepts
Karen Licitra, Worldwide Chairman, Global Medical Solutions Group, Johnson & Johnson
Moderator: Brian Johnson, Publisher, MassDevice.com
7:15-8:00: Panel – Meet the Game changers
Jeff Burbank, Founder & CEO, NxStage Medical, Inc.
Philipp Lang, CEO, President, Chairman, ConforMIS
Richard Packer, CEO, Zoll
Amar Sawhney, President, CEO, Ocular Therapeutix
Moderator: Brad Perriello, Executive Editor, MassDevice.com