Meet our incomparable Sponsors.


Like our Sponsors, our mission is to support medical device innovation and improve patient care. Hear how our valued Sponsors are making an impact on the healthcare space and learn about their future goals in these 1-2 min highlight videos.


Sponsors of MedTech Strategist’s ‘Innovation Summit’ Conference Series

Meet Patrick Brennan, Associate VP at AdvaMed

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how AdvaMed is making an impact on healthcare. The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), is a trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology in order to achieve healthier lives and healthier economies around the world. AdvaMed’s membership has reached nearly 300 members and more than 80 employees with a global presence in countries including Europe, India, China, Brazil, and Japan. Visit to learn more.

Meet David Uffer, Partner at Alira Health

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how Alira health is making an impact on healthcare. Alira Health is an international advisory firm providing integrated strategy, execution and innovation services for healthcare and life science companies. Our strategists, bankers, doctors and scientists collaborate to fully understand every aspect of healthcare. We provide our clients with a continuum of support to achieve success at any and every point in their business lifecycle. Visit to learn more.

Meet Roger Anderson, Managing Director &
Co-founder at BioQuest

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how BioQuest is making an impact on healthcare. BioQuest, a Diversified Search Company is a retained executive search firm focused exclusively on recruiting senior professionals for the life science industry. Our clients range from VC-backed start-ups to mid-sized public companies across the broad spectrum of the life sciences industry including: Medical Device, Biotech, Precision Diagnostics, HIT and Digital Health. We focus on the top two management tiers: CEO and all functional VPs, and Board of Director searches. With offices in Boston and San Francisco our searches are nationwide. Visit to learn more.

Meet Liam Keiley, Director of Corporate Finance at Cantor Fitzgerald

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how Cantor Fitzgerald is making an impact on healthcare. Cantor Fitzgerald is an investment bank serving clients around the world, recognized for its strengths in fixed income and equity capital markets. With extensive capital raising capabilities through our global network, we provide funding solutions for high growth companies. The Life Sciences team comprises in excess of 60 experienced professionals. This knowledge and experience extends from pharma, bio-tech, drug delivery and medical devices to medical technology and digital health. Visit to learn more.

Meet Rosemary Gallagher, Business Creation Manager at EIT Health

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how EIT Health is making an impact on healthcare. EIT Health is a network of best-in-class health innovators backed by the European Union. We collaborate across borders to deliver new solutions that enable European citizens to live longer, healthier lives. We connect all relevant healthcare players across European borders – making sure to include all sides of the “knowledge triangle”, so that innovation can happen at the intersection of research, education and business for the benefit of citizens. We give health innovators access to the market, funding and the expertise of our network. We facilitate innovation through programmes, workshops and initiatives. We collaborate on international projects and disseminate our findings to the public. We create new products and services for healthy lives in Europe. And we educate, through citizen engagement activities, innovation programmes and skills training. Visit to learn more.

Meet John Olden, Partner at
Eugene F. Collins

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how Eugene F. Collins is making an impact on healthcare. Dublin, Ireland-based Eugene F. Collins provides a comprehensive legal service which is focused on delivering to clients commercial and pragmatic solutions to enable them to run their business more effectively and successfully. We have an expert team of people who have gained wide experience in diverse areas of law. This allows us to offer clients a specifically tailored service to deliver the commercially-focused solutions they require from a legal partner. Visit to learn more.

Meet John Babitt, America’s Medtech Leader at EY

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how EY is making an impact on healthcare. EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Visit to learn more.

Meet Philippe Kassab, President at genae

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how genae is making an impact on healthcare. genae’s mission is to improve health and quality of life by innovating and accelerating high quality research – with a clear commitment to safety and ethics. As a specialized medical device CRO, genae is involved in the development and commercialization of investigational products and therapies that change medical practice. Our expertise helps you in obtaining predictable outcomes, on time, and on budget. Visit to learn more.

Meet Mary Gallup, President & CEO at Hantel Technologies

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how Hantel Technologies is making an impact on healthcare. Hantel  Technologies, Inc located in the heart of SF bay area (Hayward, Ca) is a well established engineering and contract manufacturing company in the area of small medical device instrumentation and  disposable sterile devices. Hantel has a global presence.    Hantel’s team of experienced medical device professionals can take a project from concept to commercial scale.  Hantel manufacturing organization is ISO 13585 registered, and offers only high quality services. Visit to learn more.

Meet Vicki Anastasi, Global Head, Medical Device & Diagnostics Research, ICON plc

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how ICON plc is making an impact on healthcare. ICON plc is a global provider of clinical development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development. With headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, ICON currently, operates from 84 locations in 38 countries and has approximately 12,300 employees. Visit to learn more.

Meet Sofia El Annabi, Business Development Manager at IMMR

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how IMMR is making an impact on healthcare. IMMR (previously IMM Recherche) is a Contract Research Organization specialized in preclinical surgical research. With years of experience and a cutting-edge surgical and housing facility, we are the laboratory of choice for your in vivo medical device testing. We can service your projects from the early phases of technical feasibility all the way to the final report with histopathology, requested for your regulatory submission to notified bodies. Visit to learn more.

Meet Paul Conover, Partner at
Knobbe Martens

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how Knobbe Martens is making an impact on healthcare. Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms in the nation and worldwide, Knobbe Martens has over 275 lawyers and scientists nationwide and dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property and technology law, including litigation. Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. The firm is headquartered in Orange County, California, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., and enjoys an international reputation for excellence. Visit to learn more.

Meet Lynn Carney, Manager, Marketing & Business Development at Medmarc

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how Medmarc is making an impact on healthcare. Medmarc’s purpose is to be the superior provider of liability insurance and related risk management solutions and to support the development, testing and delivery of medical products that save lives and improve the quality of life. Through collaboration with our parent company, ProAssurance, and our clinical trial industry experts, we provide a single source of innovative healthcare liability insurance solutions to the life sciences companies we serve. Visit to learn more.

Meet Joe Mullings, President and CEO at
The Mullings Group

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how The Mullings Group is making an impact on healthcare. The Mullings Group has consistently been recognized as a leading search firm in the nation. For over 25 years, our focus has been in the medical device industry. The star candidates of yesterday are the leaders of today and through these long standing relationships, we know the real players, and what will attract them. Clients attribute TMG's success to its industry focused search teams and partnering relationships. Each assignment is carefully directed by a tenured search consultant who is intimately familiar with your industry and its challenges. Each specialty team is composed of several members that provide unique discipline expertise. This deliberate configuration enables the client to receive substantial time and cost saving benefits as a result of aligning with a firm that services the client's needs vertically and horizontally. Whether searching for the general manager of a billion dollar company, staffing an entire sales force for an international conglomerate or recruiting a highly specialized engineer for a recently launched start-up, matching the right employee with the right company is what we do best. Visit to learn more.

Meet Eitan Raz, Managing Director
at MVR

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how MVR is making an impact on healthcare. MVR is a 3D multimedia company with strong expertise in the medical field and life sciences. The Israel-based company produces high-quality, complex animation videos for a global clientele of startups and Fortune 500 corporations. Each presentation captivates while it educates, holding the viewer’s attention from beginning to end. Visit to learn more.

Meet Ed Black, Director, Global Reimbursement Strategy at NAMSA

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how NAMSA is making an impact on healthcare. NAMSA is a Medical Research Organization (MRO), accelerating medical device product development through integrated laboratory, clinical research and regulatory consulting services. Driven by our regulatory expertise, NAMSA’s MRO® Approach plays an important role in translational research, applying a unique combination of disciplines—consulting, regulatory, reimbursement, preclinical, toxicology, microbiology, chemistry, clinical and quality—to move clients’ products through the development process, and continue to provide support through commercialization to post-market requirements anywhere in the world. NAMSA operates 13 offices throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and employs nearly 1,000 highly-experienced laboratory, clinical and consulting Associates. Visit to learn more.

Meet Roger Brooks, Founder at
RBrooks Group

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how RBrooks Group is making an impact on healthcare. Choosing the right leaders for your organization: It’s clearly a critical decision and can make the difference between unimaginable success and catastrophic failure. For nearly 30 years, Roger Brooks and his team at RBrooks Group have helped early stage and established medical device organizations find the ideal CEO, C-Suite or Board member or Vice President. When working with RBrooks Group, clients can expect a tenacious, research-backed, goal-oriented approach to finding the best executive-level candidates often those not in the market for a job. Visit to learn more.

Meet Kevin Schimelfenig, Founder at McGeever, LLC and CEO at SalesForce4Hire

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how SalesForce4Hire is making an impact on healthcare. SalesForce4Hire provides strategic commercialization, consulting, and recruiting solutions for medical device, diagnostics, biopharma, and information technology companies and their investors.   Our risk-sharing, Client-driven engagement model is non-disruptive and provides a seamless “plug and play” solution that easily integrates into the client company. Visit to learn more.

Meet Bruno Montanari, Partner at
Seroba Life Sciences

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how Seroba Life Sciences is making an impact on healthcare. We are a European VC firm working with leading entrepreneurs developing innovative medical devices, diagnostics and therapeutic drugs. We fund opportunities through key value-adding stages, from inception through to partnering with leading pharmaceutical or medtech companies. Our team combines in-depth scientific and medical knowledge with broad regulatory and commercial expertise. We are known for patience, commitment, passion and an over-riding focus on delivering improvements to patient care and value to our stakeholders. Visit to learn more.

Meet Nooman Haque, Managing Director, Life Sciences & Healthcare at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB)

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how SVB is making an impact on healthcare. For 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative businesses, enterprises and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides a range of targeted financial services and expertise through its office in the UK. With commercial and international banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators. The UK's leading technology and life science businesses, in all stages of development, look to SVB's niche expertise, experience and unparalleled network as they grow at home and tackle new markets abroad. Visit to learn more.

Meet Drew Matheson, Senior Director, Medical Devices and Diagnostics at Syneos Health

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how Syneos Health is making an impact on healthcare. Syneos Health is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization. Our company, including a CRO and COO, is purpose-built to accelerate customer performance to address modern market realities. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies – INC Research and inVentiv Health – we bring together more than 21,000 clinical and commercial minds with the ability to support customers in more than 110 countries. Together, we share insights, use the latest technologies and apply advanced business practices to speed our customers’ delivery of important therapies to patients. Visit to learn more.

Meet Sean Lynch, Senior Director, Global Sales at Syntactx

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how Syntactx is making an impact on healthcare. Syntactx provides services tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients. We take clinical trials from product inception through market introduction and post-market studies. Syntactx strategic partners include clinicians, academic and non-academic institutions, and regulatory agencies with whom we work to develop, execute, and deliver quality clinical research. Visit to learn more.

Meet Stephan Mohren, Managing Director at Vimecon

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how Vimecon is making an impact on healthcare. 2% of the developed world population, including 20 million Europeans and Americans, suffer from Afib. Vimecon: Safe, effective and painless treatment of atrial fibrillation. Vimecon is a medical device company providing innovative solutions for multiple medical applications with its proprietary laser-based catheter technology. Vimecon enables Pulmonary Vein Isolation and Substrate Modification in a single procedure with one single catheter. Other applications include linear Isthmus - and epicardial ablations and Renal Denervation. Visit to learn more.


Co-Organizers of Phoenix Conference & Bohemian Medical Device Summit

Meet Ross Meisner, Managing Director at Navigant

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how Navigant is making an impact on healthcare. Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage, and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. Visit to learn more.

Meet Josh Makower, MD, General Partner at NEA

Watch the above 2 minute video to learn how NEA is making an impact on healthcare. NEA is a global venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs build transformational businesses across multiple stages, sectors and geographies. With more than $13 billion in committed capital, the firm invests in information technology and healthcare companies at all stages in a company’s lifecycle, from seed stage through IPO. NEA’s long track record of successful investing includes more than 195 portfolio company IPOs and more than 320 acquisitions. Visit to learn more.

Our Sponsors are integral to the success of our Innovation Summit investment and networking conference series. On behalf of the entire MedTech Strategist team, we thank our Sponsors for their unwavering support and inspiring commitment to our community.