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Stuart Silk

Board Member MedTech Europe

Stuart is a board member of MedTech Europe, a board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands, and a member of the GLG Institute, an invite-only global CEO network. Stuart Silk began his career with Stryker, a leading global medical technology company, in 2008 as Managing Director of France. After assuming roles […]

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Dr. Maarten Simoons

Professor of Cardiology at European Society of Cardiology

Dr. Maarten Simoons is a Professor of Cardiology (emeritus) and was Chief of Cardiology, at the Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Professor Simoons is author of over 600 publications, mainly on management of acute coronary syndromes and preventive cardiology. He is a member of the European Society of Cardiology and was […]

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Torbjorn Skold

Vice President EMEA DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction

Torbjorn Skold, Vice President EMEA DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction Inspired by the company’s mission to “Keep People Moving”, Torbjorn is passionate about value creating innovation in orthopedics, with focus on Hip and Knee Arthroplasty and Enabling Technology. Torbjorn’s career spans close to 20 years of success building market leading medical technology businesses with deep knowledge […]

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gary slack

Gary Slack

Senior Vice President Global Medical Devices, BSI Group

Pharmaceutical Industry 1981 -1994 Novartis AG /Merck Inc./Purdue Frederick Inc. Medical Device Manufacturing Industry 1994 – 2008 10 years Medtronic: National Sales Manager Interventional Cardiology Sales Director Cardiac Rhythm Management (UK) General Manager Vitatron UK & Ireland (Medtronic Group Company)  3 years Boston Scientific: Business Unit Director Cardiac Rhythm Management (UK & Ireland) BSI Group […]

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Brian Smith

Adjunct Professor at SDA Bocconi

Professor Brian D Smith joined the Open University Business School in 2007, as a visiting research fellow, after completing his PhD, and several years subsequent research, at Cranfield School of Management. He is also Adjunct Professor at SDA Bocconi in Milan. Brian’s research interests are in the way firms create and implement strategy practice. His […]

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Linda Sneddon

Compliance Officer, WL Gore Medical Products Division EMEA

Linda Sneddon joined W.L. Gore & Associates May 2007 as legal counsel covering for their Medical Products Division (MPD) in the EMEA Region.  In October 2013 she was appointed as Compliance Officer for MPD EMEA.  Linda is responsible for WL Gore Medical Products Division strategic policies for EMEA region, as well as system improvements, training and […]

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Anna Sohlberg

Eucomed eHealth taskforce and CRM Telemonitoring working group member Health economics and reimbursement manager Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management Medtronic Europe

Anna Sohlberg is health economics manager at Medtronic Europe with a responsibility for eHealth solutions for cardiac disease patients. Anna is supporting the clinical and health economics evidence development for Medtronic eHealth solutions, as well working towards the establishment of reimbursement for remote disease management; to enable sustainable funding for all stakeholders engaged in eHealth. […]

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Rui Sousa

Program Manager at HealthTechTab

Rui Sousa is a Technology Transfer Officer with over 4 years of experience in the field. I am responsible for managing the innovation portfolio of the University of Minho, managing the full process from scouting new technologies until market uptake. I also act as an industry liaison, establishing strategic R&D partnerships between the University and […]

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Norbert Sparrow

Editor in Chief, EMDT, medtechinsider

Norbert Sparrow is the editor of European Medical Device Manufacturer. Born in Germany and raised in Toronto and Los Angeles, he earned his master’s degree in journalism in Strasbourg, France. He wrote for a variety of newspapers and magazines during the 12 years that he lived in Paris and Strasbourg. Norbert returned to Los Angeles […]

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Prof. Dr. Folker Spitzenberger

Professor at the University of Applied Sciences, Luebeck, Germany

Professor for regulatory affairs and quality management for medical devices at the University of Applied Sciences, Luebeck, Germany. Since 2005 until he has been working as a(n) consultant, scientific expert, advisor for WHO, EU, PTB and other organizations in numerous international projects related to regulatory affairs, quality assurance, quality management, biosafety/biosecurity, accreditation/certification and standardization of medical/health […]

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René Spronk

Trainer/Consultant with Ringholm

René Spronk has studied Informatics at the Twente University of Technology in the Netherlands. He has provided systems integration consultancy in healthcare to hundreds of healthcare provider organisations and application vendors since 1996, using a variety of interoperability standards. He has provided numerous HL7, DICOM and IHE training courses in various European countries. He is […]

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Filip Standaert

Filip Standaert

Vice-President of Marketing & Education Solutions, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Johnson & Johnson

Vice-President of Marketing & Education Solutions, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Johnson & Johnson.

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