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Medtech companies struggle to find a cost-effective clinical trial site or to gain market share in Latin America. The LATAM Medtech Leaders podcast delivers insightful interviews with leaders of medical technology companies with meaningful experience conducting first-in-man trials or with the commercialization of their medical devices in Latin America. They talk about their experiences in the region and provide a pathway for other leaders to follow so that they can save time and avoid costly mistakes.

Medtech companies struggle to find a cost-effective clinical trial site or to gain market share in Latin America. The LATAM Medtech Leaders podcast delivers insightful interviews with leaders of medical technology companies with meaningful experience conducting first-in-man trials or with the commercialization of their medical devices in Latin America. They talk about their experiences in the region and provide a pathway for other leaders to follow so that they can save time and avoid costly mistakes.

Location:

United States

Description:

Medtech companies struggle to find a cost-effective clinical trial site or to gain market share in Latin America. The LATAM Medtech Leaders podcast delivers insightful interviews with leaders of medical technology companies with meaningful experience conducting first-in-man trials or with the commercialization of their medical devices in Latin America. They talk about their experiences in the region and provide a pathway for other leaders to follow so that they can save time and avoid costly mistakes.

Language:

English

Contact:

+1 (407) 259-4464


Episodes

Thomas Celerier, Marcel Gradidge & Gautam Narayan

9/10/2021
Thomas Celerier is heading their Healthcare, MedTech, and Life Sciences business, teams, and portfolio of clients for the Palo Alto Offices, Marcel Gradidge is a Director in the Business Advisory unit in the Silicon Valley Market and Gautam Narayan is a leader in the Emerge Supply Chain Division. All of them come from a diverse background managing global projects and teams and with experience in international relationships, with careers, professional and personal lives spanning multiple...

Duration:00:46:25

Luiz Levy, Director & Quality and Regulatory Affairs at Emergo

8/27/2021
Luiz Levy has over ten years of medical device industry experience, primarily focused on high-risk devices, including implantable devices, electrical medical equipment, and disposables subject to INMETRO Certification. Luiz’s background includes: implementing and auditing quality systems to B-GMP Regulation RDC 16/2013, ISO 13485:2016, Directive 93/42/EEC, Regulation (EU) 2017/745, FDA 21 CFR 807, FDA QSR 21 CFR 820, MDSAP-Medical device Single audit program; performing multiple local and...

Duration:00:42:43

Mitchell Parrish, President at H Clinical

8/13/2021
Mitchell is the President of H Clinical, the leader in decentralized trial and home health services for clinical trials across Latin America. With a 15-year passion for enabling clinical research, supporting life sciences, and transforming organizations, Mitchell is responsible for H Clinical’s strategy, business activities, and operations. Prior to H Clinical, Mitchell served as Managing Director, Everglade Rx, Executive VP & General Counsel, Advarra, and Associate Attorney, K&L Gates....

Duration:00:32:17

Chris Sedgwick, Americas Trade Specialist at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Office of Trade and Investment

7/30/2021
Chris Sedgwick is the Americas Trade Specialist at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Office of Trade and Investment. He has lived in Chicago for 9 years. Born in Los Angeles, he attended California State University Northridge where he received his Bachelor of Arts in French. As a student, he participated in the Junior Year Abroad program at the University of Aix-en-Provence in France. He later went on to receive his MBA from the Thunderbird Graduate School of...

Duration:00:34:03

Daniel Uzbelger Feldman, CEO & Co-Founder at Real Time Imaging Technologies, LLC

7/16/2021
Dr. Uzbelger Feldman's mission is 'Smiles for All'. He is the first Hispanic dentist to adopt Teledentistry and the first dentist implementing it in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and South Dakota since July 2018 as well as in Latin America. Due to his exceptional front-line services during the first month of the pandemic, Daniel received ‘The Teledentist of the Month’ award in March 2020. He received his IBM Blockchain Certificate in February 2018 and is currently innovating in blockchain...

Duration:00:30:44

Kameel Farag, Principal at KDF Ventures LLC

7/2/2021
Kameel is the Principal of KDF Ventures LLC, venture capital and private equity firm. He is a leader in global finance with over 20 years of experience in established and emerging markets within the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to KDF Ventures, Kameel was the Senior Vice President of Finance at Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc the world leader in developing RNA-based human therapies. He also worked at Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, for 16 years. While at Amgen,...

Duration:00:35:21

Jhonatan Bringas Dimitriades, Chief Medical Officer & Chief Communications Officer at Finnish MedTech NUKUTE

6/18/2021
Jhonatan Bringas Dimitriades, MD is a Medical Doctor and executive who works with technologists, developers, medical professionals, and patients to deliver the right digital and technical solutions to enhance the diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and quality of life of patients around the globe. Dr. Bringas believes in the democratization and digitalization of medicine. He Bringas has worked in the implementation of medical technologies in some of the top medical centers worldwide, such as...

Duration:00:29:41

Alejandro Badia, Founder at OrthoNOW, LLC & Orthopedic Hand Surgeon

6/4/2021
Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS is a hand and upper extremity surgeon at Badia Hand to Shoulder Center in Doral, Florida. Dr. Badia studied physiology at Cornell University and obtained his medical degree at NYU, where he also trained in orthopedics. A hand fellowship at Alleghany General Hospital in Pittsburgh was followed by an AO trauma fellowship in Freiburg, Germany. He runs an active international hand fellowship, serves on the editorial board of two hand journals, and previously organized a...

Duration:00:22:53

Antonino Di Nicolo, Founder at Audaces Iuvat

5/22/2021
Antonino was born and raised in Italy and moved to Mexico in 2016 as Latin America BD and Marketing Director for Ferring Pharmaceuticals. In 2018, he joined Mundipharma also as LATAM BD Director and then assumed the role of General Manager in Argentina. During his tenure in the pharma industry, Antonino has covered all commercial positions, including general management, business development & licensing, alliance management, project and transition leadership, marketing and sales, market...

Duration:00:31:57

Samir Qamar, CEO at MedWand

5/8/2021
Dr. ​M. Samir​ Qamar​ is the CEO of MedWand, a telehealth technology company. Dr. Qamar invented the award-winning MedWand, a medical device that​ allows clinicians to examine patients over the Internet on smartphones and computers. The handheld MedWand​ advances the telemedicine industry by allowing clinicians​ to remotely obtain real-time vitals, auscultate heart and lungs, look into ears and throats, obtain EKGs, and monitor chronic conditions during video visits. Dr. Qamar has been on...

Duration:00:37:24

Riley Normandin, Director of International Sales at AMD Global Telemedicine, Inc.

4/23/2021
Riley is helping new and existing telemedicine programs find the best solutions to fit their program needs. AMD has over 8500 patient end-point installations in more than 96 countries and delivers preeminent telemedicine solution design, turnkey installation, and training for telemedicine programs across the globe, including Latin America.

Duration:00:30:01

Jan Samzelius, Co-founder, CEO & Chief Scientist at NeuraMetrix

4/5/2021
Jan Samzelius has specialized in quantitative methods for 40 years. Jan invented the typing cadence technology of NeuraMetrix. He has led a large number of analytical projects, ranging from measuring customer satisfaction to price elasticities to conjoint analyses. Mr. Samzelius has invented many new ways of conducting research into complex issues. His largest project was directing a reinvention of the customer satisfaction measurement system for a telecom. The high quality of the data made...

Duration:00:34:41

Daniel Uribe, Co-founder & CEO at Genobank.io

3/20/2021
+15 years of experience in Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing; +4 years of experience in Blockchain & Bioinformatics. Recently specializes in Bioethics, Genomic & Healthcare Data. He Holds a Bs. Electronics Engineering, MBA from IPADE Business School, Executive Programs in Stanford GSB, Singularity University, Data Science at Galvanize, Digital Marketing at General Assembly & RNAseq at EcSeq Bioinformatics GmbH (Berlin).

Duration:00:40:59

Frank Orlowski, President & Founder at Ation Advisory Group

3/7/2021
Frank is the Founder and President of Ation Advisory Group where he is helping Global Life Science Companies to commercialize their product, service, or technology along with obtaining dilutive and non-dilutive funding. As a retired Pfizer Executive Frank worked for over 25 years in positions of increased responsibility in Finance, Strategy, & Operations. Frank lead the Supply Chain & Finance functions across 35 countries in Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America (where he supported 9...

Duration:00:31:16

Gerardo Noriega, President & CEO at PercAssist

2/20/2021
Gerardo is a C-Level executive, serial entrepreneur, inventor, and scholar in the medical device industry. Gerardo founded five medical device companies and is a consultant to over 50 medical device companies in the Silicon Valley area. Gerardo is an advisory board member of the Santa Clara University (SCU) BioE, the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF) Catalyst Program, the UCSF Surgical Consortium, and the Simon Fraser University Bioengineering Innovation Blvd. He is also an...

Duration:00:43:21

Enrique Saldivar, President & CEO at Rainmaker Technology, Inc.

2/6/2021
Dr. Enrique Saldívar received his medical training in Universidad La Salle, received his MD from Universidad Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), his Masters in Biomedical Engineering from Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, and his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego. Throughout his career, he has been appointed faculty at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla Bioengineering Institute, The West Wireless Health Institute, and Case Western Reserve University. His...

Duration:00:40:39

Bjoern von Siemens, Founder at Caresyntax & Andres Herrero, Managing Director at i2medi

1/22/2021
Hailing from a family of tech industrialists and medical thought leaders, Bjorn possesses a native drive and understanding for applying technologies to solve challenges in healthcare. Bjorn earned his M.Sc. in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and B.Sc. from European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, where he graduated in the top 3% and 10% of his class respectively. Andrés Herrero is responsible for the European operations of i²medi, he is leading the i²medi's...

Duration:00:38:58

James Sapirstein, President and CEO at AzurRx BioPharma

1/8/2021
James Sapirstein has served over thirty-five years in the pharmaceutical industry. He is currently the President and CEO of AzurRx BioPharma (AZRX:NASDAQ). He has been part of almost two dozen drug product launches and specifically either led or has been a key member of several HIV product launches into different new classes of therapeutics at the time. Mr. Sapirstein started his career in smaller biotech companies when he later joined Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) in order to lead the...

Duration:00:34:50

Oscar Segurado, Chief Medical Officer at ASC Therapeutics

12/11/2020
Oscar Segurado is an executive veteran of the biopharmaceutical industry with extensive global leadership experience in translational science, clinical development, and medical affairs. Oscar is Chief Medical Officer for ASC Therapeutics, former CMO for Symvivo, Myriad Genetics, and CellMax Life, Vice President for Becton Dickinson, and Global Medical Head for Abbott/AbbVie. Segurado is a senior medical leader experienced in matrixed, line management, and consulting for biotechs, midsize,...

Duration:00:42:09

Jeff Galvin, CEO and Founder at American Gene Technologies™ (AGT)

11/29/2020
Jeff Galvin is the CEO and Founder of American Gene Technologies™ (AGT). He earned his BA degree in Economics from Harvard in 1981 and has more than 30 years of business and entrepreneurial experience including founder or executive positions at a variety of Silicon Valley startups. Several of his companies were taken public and/or sold to public companies, including one in the medical-technology arena that was sold to Varian, the leading maker of linear accelerators used in cancer therapy....

Duration:00:59:17