MassDevice held its 2nd annual Big 100 Roundtable West event in Newport Beach, Calif., December 11. A group of nearly med-tech executives and stakeholders gathered for an evening of networking, insight into medical device marketing and intimate interviews with David Pyott, CEO of Allergan; Tom Prescott, CEO of Align Technology; James Mazzo, president of Abbott Medical Optics; and Robert Grant, chairman and Strathspey Crown.
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*Correction Dec. 13, 2012: Mazzo is a member of AdvaMed’s board of directors and he is chairman of the nominating committee.
Forget "cautious optimism" – the 2.3% medical device tax isn’t going anywhere, according to Abbott Medical Optics president and former AdvaMed board chairman James Mazzo.
One of the most important things Allergan chairman, president & CEO David Pyott learned in business school was to cast a wary eye on business leaders who blame economic downturns for business declines.
Before last night’s audience of medical device industry players from around the country, Pyott explained why he believes that most companies should be able to overcome economic headwinds with innovative thinking.
Crooked-toothed teens may want to consider sliding a picture of Tom Prescott next to that fading "Twilight" poster on the wall.