Caroll Neubauer is a man of strong opinions.
Fortunately for us, the chairman & CEO of 175-year-old German medical products conglomerate B. Braun Medical isn’t afraid to share those opinions – even though he admits that they occaisionally get him into trouble. A case in point, as you’ll hear in this podcast, is Neubauer’s passionate opposition to the medical device excise tax.
"I’ve been fighting this for 2.5 years," he told MassDevice.com at our annual DeviceTalks West event. "I have burned my tongue more than once. I’ve made enemies. I have not lost friends, but friends have doubted me in the beginning, and I’ll tell you, ultimately everybody now is on my bandwagon and it’s getting easier."
Neubauer sat down with MassDevice.com publisher Brian Johnson Nov. 19 at DeviceTalks West in Irvine, Calif. In the podcast below, you can listen to our entire conversation with this outspoken medical device leader: