SPEAKERS

meet our speakers

MDIF 2016 will include 40+ speakers, all of which will be industry experts from leading and innovative medical device companies. Please check back regularly as new speakers are added daily.

Albert Cha

Partner
Vivo Capital

Bastiaan van der Baan

Chief Clinical & Business Development Officer
Agendia

Bill Carpou

President & CEO
OCTANe

Bill Link

Managing Director
Versant Ventures

Bill Murray

President & CEO,
Medical Device Innovation Consortium MDIC

Brady Davis

Sr. Director, Strategy & Market Development
Illumina

Brendan Benner

Vice President
Public Affairs
MDMA

Brett Wall

Sr. Vice President & President
Brain Therapies, Medtronic

Brian Berger

EVP - Commercial Cybersecurity
IMRI

Brian Meshkin

CEO
Proove Biosciences, Inc.

Bruce Feuchter

Senior Shareholder
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

Charles H. Podesta

Chief Information Officer
UC Irvine, Health System IT Security

Charles Martin

Chairman, CEO & Chief Investment Officer
Mont Pelerin Capital, LLC
Author of "Orange County, Inc."

Christian Mack

Managing Director
Lotus Innovations

Clay Wilemon

CEO & Chief Strategy Officer
DevicePharm

Dave Mildrew

Partner
BioQuest

David Zollinger

Sr. Director, Corporate Strategy
Edwards Lifesciences

Dr. Claudia Kawas

Professor, Neurology School of Medicine
UC Irvine

Dr. Cristina Nistor

Assistant Professor, Argyros School of Business
Chapman University

Dr. Elliot L. Botvinick

Assistant Professor
UC Irvine, Biomedical Engineering

Dr. John Sheets

Director, Office of Device Evaluation
FDA/CDRH

Dr. Mahtab Jafari

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Dr. Scott Whitcup

Founder & CEO
Akrivista

Dr. Wallace Walrod

Chief Economic Advisor
Orange County Business Council

Earl Slee

VP of Technology, Strategy & Business Development
Medtronic

Ed Roschak

CEO
NuVasive

Geoff Martha

Executive VP, Restorative Therapies Group
Medtronic

Gerald Solomon

Executive Director
Samueli Foundation

Herm Cukier

Sr. Vice President, Eyecare
Allergan

J.P. Peltier

Global Group Head Healthcare Investment Banking
Piper Jaffray

Jack Syage

CEO
ImmunogenX

Jason Callahan

Chief Information Security Officer
Illumina

Jeffrey J. Kimbell

President
Jeffrey J. Kimbell and Associates

Jerry Mezger

President & Ceo
Harbor Medtech

Jim Gustafson

Consultant

Jim Hale

CEO
I-V Access Technology

Jim Mazzo

Global President of Ophthalmology
Carl Zeiss Meditec

Jonathan Fuchs

Board of Advisors
Noloki Healthcare IT & Compliance

Kai Zheng

Professor
UC Irvine, Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Sciences

Kevin Cousins

VP & CFO
Sequent Medical

Len Brandt

President
Brandt Ventures

Louis C. Cullman

Partner
Intellectual Property, K&L Gates

Margaret Edwards-Parton

Sector Specialist
Department for International Trade

Matthew Loper

CEO
Wellth

Matthew Szuhaj

Managing Director,
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Michael Hedge

Partner
K&L Gates

Michael Macpherson

Senior R&D Scientist
23andMe

Michael Mussallem

Chairman & CEO
Edwards Lifesciences

Mimi Walters

Congresswoman
CA-45

Mohammad Kondri

International Business Development Officer
Consulate General of Canada

Nate Raabe

Director
Private Capital Group at Roth Capital Partners

Nick Tarantino

Chief Clinical & Regulatory Officer
AcuFocus

Paraic Hayes

President,
IDA Ireland

Paul Symczak

VP of Entrepreneurship
OCTANe

Perry Bridger

VP of Global Health Economics & Reimbursement
Edwards Lifesciences

Phil Martie

Founder & CEO
Nicolette

Pilar Madrigal

Director of Investment Promotion
Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency - CINDE

Richard Henson

CEO
PhageTech

Ryan Schnieber

Managing Director - Forensics and Cybersecurity
Franklin Data

Ryan Williams

President & CEO
Rymo Medical

Sabing Lee

Partner
Knobbe Martens

Sara Radcliffe

President & CEO
California Life Science Association (CLSA)

Sarah Mollenkopf

Director, Global Health Economics & Reimbursement
Edwards Lifesciences

Steve Abbott

CEO
Oxygen Mobility Solutions

Stuart Morris-Hipkins

Senior Vice President & General Manager
Syncera (Smith & Nephew)

Thomas Burns

CEO
Glaukos

Tom Albright

Chairman & CEO
Andrew Technologies

Vic Memenas

CEO
TechSpace

Vicki Anastasi

Global Head of Medical Device & Diagnostic Research
ICON plc

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