Posts tagged medical innovation
Michael Kujak, President & CEO, Francis Medical

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Mike Kujak is the President & CEO of Francis Medical located in Maple Grove, Minnesota and is an independent board director for Spinal Singularity in San Clemente, California. Mike has more than 30 years of broad healthcare commercial and general management leadership experience in medical devices, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, clinical research, and payer economics. Prior to joining Francis Medical, Mike was the Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of International for NxThera. Prior to NxThera he was the Vice President and General Manager of the Prostate Health business unit of American Medical Systems; which developed and commercialized medical device solutions to treat BPH, prostate cancer and stone disease. Mike received his MBA from the OPUS College of Business, University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota and his Bachelor of Science in physics and chemistry from the University of South Dakota. Read more.

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Zach Selch, VP of Global Sales, PharmaJet

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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, 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%, three times bringing in the single largest P.O. in a field's history. With this, he has added hundreds of millions of dollars to the value of midmarket companies by increasing their international footprint.

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

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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. In 2011, Mr. Corpart was awarded the Prix Releve Excellence from l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales and in 2014 Mr. Corpart received the Outstanding Business Award from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Mexico. Mr. Corpart has a B.A. in Marketing and Entrepreneurship from l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Montreal, Canada) and in 2017 pursued a degree in Scaling Businesses at the Stanford School of Business (California, USA).

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Michael (Mike) Ford, President, CGTI Corp.

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Mike Ford is an experienced business development and marketing executive with global experience in the healthcare, life science and lab industries. He delivers sales growth, profitability and market share gains by selecting the correct distribution partners to expand geographic coverage, promote brand recognition and identify KOLs. He began his career with Baxter Healthcare where he had market research, operations and sales responsibilities for the domestic market, before moving to their Intercontinental Division to manage strategic planning, and marketing; later, he also managed new product launches for the Medication Delivery division. Mike worked a year in São Paulo, Brazil, and he spent 13 years with Thermo Fisher Scientific as Director of Sales and Marketing for Latin America managing go to market models, selecting channel partners for specialized market segments and creating customized training and catalogs.

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

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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 Asia. 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, and India and spent 10 years of his life working/studying in Japan.

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Rahul Modi, Founder & CEO, Envision

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Rahul is a health-tech optimist, serial entrepreneur, and biomedical engineer. He is the Founder & CEO of Envision – a B2B marketplace for mobile diagnostics and care essentials. Rahul was the director and founding member of EyeNetra – an MIT Media Lab spinout recognized worldwide for pioneering smartphone-powered refractions to serve the 4.5B individuals in need of vision correction. At EyeNetra, he contributed to the development of four products from inception, honed their go-to-market strategy, and architected a successful platform for global growth. Thousands of units were both sold and shipped to eye care professionals in over 90 countries within a span of 36 months. The team at EyeNetra also explored a first of its kind model for teleoptometry and spent years in deep R&D, clinical trials, regulatory approvals, and manufacturing prior to commercialization.

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