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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.
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United States

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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

+1 (407) 259-4464


Episodes

Robert M. Traynor, Founder, CEO & Audiologist at Audiology Associates of Greeley, Inc.

9/7/2019
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Robert M. Traynor is a board certified audiologist with 45 years of clinical practice in audiology. He is a hearing industry consultant, trainer, professor, conference speaker, practice manager and author. He has 45 years experience teaching courses and training clinicians within the field of audiology with specific emphasis in hearing and tinnitus rehabilitation. Adjunct Faculty in Audiology at the University of Florida, University of Northern Colorado, University of Colorado and The...

Duration:00:34:33

Michael Ford, President, CGTI Corp.

8/24/2019
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He is President of GTCI Corp., a company specializing in assisting small and medium-size companies with market access planning, regulatory affairs, channel partner selection and training in Brazil. Mike is an experienced business development and marketing executive with global experience in healthcare, life sciences, and diagnostics. He delivers sales growth, profitability and market share by selecting the proper partners and distributors to enter new markets, expand coverage in current...

Duration:00:42:01

Kirk Zeller, Co-Founder & Board Member, Asia & Americas - MedMarket Access, LLC

8/17/2019
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Kirk has 25 years of medical device industry experience in sales and marketing, market development, and business development. Kirk has led and executed the launch of medical devices for neuro, cardiac, vascular, spine, and pulmonary. Kirk built the Micrus business in Asia and successfully launched many medical devices in that region. Kirk has spent much of his career-launching devices developed by Silicon Valley start-ups. He has studied business in seven countries including Japan, China,...

Duration:00:30:00

Joseph D. Storer, Managing Director, Echo Consultant Group, LLC

8/2/2019
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Joseph (Joe) D. Storer is an expert in the medical device industry, introducing more than 20 new medical devices to Latin America. He worked throughout 15 countries to introduce devices like pulse oximeters, arterial pressure transducers, patient vital signs monitoring, nuclear medicine, and a new technology called embolution therapy. His 35 years of experience include time as a top executive at a large company with Latin American operations, as well as countless interactions that allowed...

Duration:00:30:09

Guillaume Corpart, Founder & CEO, Global Health Intelligence (GHI)

7/26/2019
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Guillaume Corpart is the Founder and CEO of Global Health Intelligence. With over 20 years’ business consulting experience, Mr. Corpart supports life-science companies in their growth plans throughout emerging markets. Global Health Intelligence developed HospiScope – the world’s largest hospital database focused on Latin America, with profiles on over 18,000 hospitals in the region. Through HospiScope medical equipment manufacturers can increase visibility into market opportunities and key...

Duration:00:42:04

John Hendrick, President, Safeco

7/20/2019
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Mr. Hendrick has over three decades of executive experience, building both early-stage medical device companies as well as large divisions in medical device corporations. Currently, Mr. Hendrick is president of Safeco a medical device consulting company. Previously, he was CEO of Mynosys Cellular Devices —an ophthalmic company. Prior to that, he was CEO at NeoVista Inc. —a company in the field of age-related macular degeneration. Prior to that, he created the medical division at Sanmina-Sci....

Duration:00:38:02

Rahul Modi, Founder and CEO, Envision

7/13/2019
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Rahul is a health-tech optimist, serial entrepreneur, and biomedical engineer. His affinity for (sensible) innovation is only challenged by his predilection for building customer-obsessed companies. He's a dream-catcher with unbridled curiosity and a strong operator who enjoys delivering value in large markets ripe for change. Humble beginnings not only keep him anchored, but shape the distinct perspective he brings to the table. More recently, Rahul was the director and founding member of...

Duration:00:33:53

Jonathan Rourke, Co-Founder & CEO, MitraSpan

6/28/2019
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Jonathan (Jon) is co-founder & CEO at MitraSpan —a medical device development company that is exploring minimally invasive mitral valve repair techniques for treating type IIIb functional mitral regurgitation in heart failure patients. Jon's career in medical devices and cardiology began in 1991 in the ultrasound imaging business at Hewlett-Packard Medical Products (now owned by Philips). He worked on engineering challenges related to manufacturing high-frequency ultrasound transducers for...

Duration:00:38:28

Zach Selch, VP of Global Sales, PharmaJet

6/21/2019
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Zach Selch is the VP of Global Sales for a high tech medical company. He has sold in more than 135 countries and lived in six. At 10, Zach was living in a trailer, at 15 he was left to fend for himself, at 19 he lead men into combat, and at 33 he was the head of sales for South Asia for a Fortune 1000 multinational. For about 30 years, Zach has built up the international sales of several companies —from start-ups to publicly traded companies— four times growing sales by more than 1000%,...

Duration:00:43:11

Michael Benzaken, Former Acting Chairman, CEO, Nubenco Enterprises

6/6/2019
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Michael has extensive experience in various advisory, mentorship and leadership roles combined with his educational background in human behavior and cognition; this has enabled him to become a successful turnaround specialist in the life sciences industry. He is the former acting-chairman and CEO of the Nubenco and PharmeuRopea group —a marketplace providing medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and medical equipment to distributors, NGOs, major multinationals, and government agencies...

Duration:00:32:31

Lloyd Diamond, CEO, Pixium Vision S.A.

5/24/2019
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Lloyd is the CEO of Pixium Vision S.A., —a company with the mission to create a world of bionic vision for those who have lost their sight, enabling them to regain partial visual perception and greater autonomy. Prior to that, he was the President & CEO of Precise Light Surgical —a company that developed a disruptive surgical resection platform that has tissue differentiating capabilities. Lloyd has 25 years of disruptive technology commercialization experience in the life science industry....

Duration:00:29:25

Michael Barbe, Principal, Medaron Consulting

5/17/2019
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Michael is principal at Medaron Consulting and director at Med Market Access. Michael assists early-stage life sciences companies with global expansion initiatives and foreign companies expanding into the US and beyond. Michael has held senior management roles in large blue-chip and early-stage companies and has established and grown medical device markets globally. Prior to that, he was Director - Europe, Middle East, Africa, Canada & Latin America for Misonix, a US company that specializes...

Duration:00:42:00

Fransisco Peralta, Principal, Ethos Consulting, LLC

4/28/2019
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Francisco is a global business executive with over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry. He is a top sales performer establishing record growth and managing market leadership for several medical device companies. He is a proven leader in the development of comprehensive business strategies that result in new markets for emerging medical device companies. Francisco is the principal at Ethos Consulting; an international market development consultancy specializing in the...

Duration:00:46:08

Alejandro Infante, President, Procursum Medical

4/26/2019
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Alejandro is President of Procursum Medical; a company that helps manufacturers of medical devices looking to launch and commercialize their products in Latin America. Alejandro is a global senior executive with over 30 years of experience in healthcare including P&L management, go to market strategy, setting up new operations and building organizations overseas. He has a unique background in international markets for pharmaceuticals, generics, medical devices, and nutritional...

Duration:00:37:27

Armin Beck, CEO, SunTrix Medical, LLC

4/20/2019
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Armin is an entrepreneurial medical device executive with a broad, multi-disciplinary background. His extensive work with start-up companies has resulted in many successful worldwide product launches. His broad medical device background includes implantable devices, disposables, diagnostic and biotech products. He is a leader and builder of R&D, quality, regulatory, clinical affairs & operations structures within organizations. Armin is the CEO of SunTrix Medical; a clinical, regulatory and...

Duration:00:31:39

Sanjay Shrivastava, Ph.D., Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, U.S. Vascular, LLC

4/12/2019
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Sanjay Shrivastava has been involved in developing, commercializing, evaluating, and acquiring medical device companies for nearly two decades. He worked as a vice president, upstream marketing and strategy at BTG, plc, and as a director, global marketing at Medtronic. Prior to that, he held R&D management positions at Abbott Vascular and Edwards Lifesciences. Sanjay holds 27 issued US patents, another 20 pending, and numerous International patents in medical devices. He has edited two books...

Duration:00:29:14

Steve Garchow, President of Foresight Business Consulting

4/5/2019
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Steve is the President of Foresight Business Consulting, a Chicago-based marketing firm. Steve is obsessed with making a difference in the way companies commercialize medical products. Steve has been Vice President, Global Marketing for Baxter Healthcare; Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Avocet Polymer Technologies, Inc.; and Vice President Sales and Marketing for Analogix, Inc. Mr. Garchow is also the author of the best-selling book Stratification: How Strategic-Decision Processes Will...

Duration:00:31:31

Teaser Episode

3/18/2019
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LATAM Medtech Leaders debuts this month!

Duration:00:01:00