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Ken Banks


Ken Banks, Founder of and FrontlineSMS, devotes himself to the application of mobile technology for positive social and environmental change in the developing world. He has worked at the intersection of technology, anthropology, conservation and development for the past twenty years and, during that time, has lived and worked across the African continent. He […]

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Chantal Vets

Senior Legal Director, Medtronic

Chantal Vets is the Senior Legal Director responsible for the Privacy Global Program at Medtronic, with over 11 years of legal and privacy experience in the medical technology industry. She works on the global level to develop, implement, and enhance a centralised corporate-wide global data protection and privacy program meeting the legal, regulatory and business […]

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Claudia Guerrazzi

Research Assistant, CERGAS, Bocconi University

Claudia Guerrazzi is Research Assistant at CERGAS (Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management), Bocconi University.  She obtained a Master of Science in Economics and Management of Public Administration and International Institutions at Bocconi University in 2011. Her main research interests are related to ICT and innovation in the public sector and, in […]

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Aline Lautenberg

MedTech Europe, General Counsel - Director Legal & Compliance

Aline Lautenberg is the Eucomed, EDMA and MedTech Europe Legal Counsel. She joined Eucomed in February 2004, as Economic and Legal Affairs manager, after having worked as a consultant for over two years for a consultancy specialised in reimbursement of medical technologies. Since May 2013, she is also responsible for EMDA and MedTech Europe’s legal […]

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Magdalena Kalata

EDMA, Public Affairs Officer

Magdalena Kalata supports the Public Affairs and Communications department in the development of their outreach strategy and advocacy initiatives. The Head Editor of an online publication, Magdalena previously worked at a Brussels-based consultancy. She also completed a stage at the Directorate-General for Communication, where she actively participated in the EP CULT Committee and prepared an […]

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Elodie Besnier

Research Officer, IDF - Europe

Elodie Besnier joined IDF Europe in March 2013 as Research Officer for the study on access to quality medicines and medical devices for diabetes care in Europe. The first of its kind in the field of diabetes, this study highlights disparities in access to quality medicines and medical devices for diabetes care in the 47 […]

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Bryce Sady

Senior Consultant

Mr. Sady ran marketing and developed the 150,000+ physician panel audience of QuantiaMD and professional diabetes community on QuantiaMD, which serves the marketing needs of many global diabetes firms. Mr. Sady then went on to direct the development and implementation of a dozen mobile phone applications for diabetes patient education with leading diabetes educators and […]

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Manfred Scholz

Manfred Scholz, PhD, MBA, Founder, President and Principal Consultant

Dr. Scholz was CEO at Prolias LLC, President/COO at Stem Cell Preservation Technologies, VP Business Development at IQuum, Sr Director Business Development at Large Scale Biology Corporation, Sr Consultant at Boston Biomedical Consultants, and held various system development and global marketing positions at Dade Behring (now Siemens). Earlier in his career, he held research positions […]

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Chris Wasden

Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Chris Wasden is a Managing Director at PwC and the Global Healthcare Innovation Leader. Prior to PwC he led nine startups, that include corporate ventures, venture financed startups, incubators, and family owned businesses. He is a named inventor on 20 issued patents. He has authored over 40 reports and papers on innovation that have outlined […]

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Philippe Jacon

Executive Vice President International Commercial Operations, Cepheid

Philippe Jacon joined Cepheid as Executive Vice President International Commercial Operations in January 2013. In this role he leads the International growth strategy of the company, encompassing both our commercial sales and our HBDC program. Priro to Cepheid, Philippe Jacon held the position of CEO of the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) since October […]

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George Linzer

Executive Producer, Lab Tests Online

George Linzer launched Lab Tests Online in 2001, and has served as its Executive Producer since. Prior to joining the AACC staff, he developed educational software and then co-founded a communications firm that worked primarily with the US Environmental Protection Agency, most notably on the creation and launch of the Energy Star brand. In 1994, […]

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Danielle Freedman

Chair of Lab Tests Online Board - UK

Dr Danielle B. Freedman is the chair of Lab Tests Online – UK board and is a consultant chemical pathologist & associate physician in clinical endocrinology at Luton & Dunstable NHS Foundation Trust, UK.  She is trained in medicine at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University. She is a member of the […]

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