Meet the 2021 speakers

The Congress speaker faculty brings you the knowledge and experience of some of the best in the business. Check back for updates. If you'd like to join them get in touch with us today!

You can also review the Biotech Leaders and Healthtech Leaders.

Medtech Leaders

Sascha Alilovic, Managing Partner, SHS Capital

Sascha Alilovic

Managing Partner
SHS Capital
Abigail Allen, VP of Clinical Affairs, MCRA

Abigail Allen

VP of Clinical Affairs
Tina Amini, Medical Device Division Director, NDA Group

Tina Amini

Medical Device Division Director
NDA Group
Luc Behr, DVM, PhD, Co-Founder and Scientific Director, IMMR

Luc Behr

DVM, PhD, Co-Founder and Scientific Director
John Bertrand, CEO Digital Diagnostics

John Bertrand

Digital Diagnostics
Xavier Bertrand, VP Healthcare Services and Alliances, Boston Scientific

Xavier Bertrand

VP Healthcare Services and Alliances
Boston Scientific
David Braun, Head of Connected Health and Medical Devices, Merck Group

David Braun

Head of Connected Health and Medical Devices
Merck Group
Seamus Browne, Head of Industry Partnerships, Royal College of Surgeons

Seamus Browne

Head of Industry Partnerships
Royal College of Surgeons
Elizabeth Cairns, Medtech Reporter, Vantage

Elizabeth Cairns

Medtech Reporter
Adam Dakin, Managing Director, Dreamit ventures

Adam Dakin

Managing Director
Dreamit ventures
Didier Deltort, President EMEA, Zimmer Biomet

Didier Deltort

President EMEA
Zimmer Biomet
Tonya Dowd, VP of Reimbursement, Health Economics and Market Access, MCRA

Tonya Dowd

VP of Reimbursement, Health Economics and Market Access
Rachel Ford Hutman, Founder and CEO, Hutman Media

Rachel Ford Hutman

Founder and CEO
Hutman Media
John Fox, Vice President, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Priority Health

John Fox

Chief Boundary Spanner
Foxworthy Healthcare Consulting
David Germonpre, Investment Partner, MTIP

David Germonpre

Investment Partner
Katrin Geyskens, Partner, Capricorn Partners

Katrin Geyskens

Capricorn Partners
Franc Gregori, Analyst, Trinity Delta

Franc Gregori

Trinity Delta
Finn Haley, VP Corporate Development, Edwards Lifesciences

Finn Haley

VP Corporate Development
Edwards Lifesciences
Andrea Jackson, Director, Northpond Ventures

Andrea Jackson

Northpond Ventures
Marc Julien, Co-CEO, Diabeloop

Marc Julien

Dan Kendall, Managing Director, Mission Based Media

Dan Kendall

Managing Director
Mission Based Media
Charity Kufaas, VP BD and Strategy, Medtronic

Charity Kufaas

VP BD and Strategy
Sergio Levi, VP and Head of Strategic Alliances, Philips

Sergio Levi

VP and Head of Strategic Alliances
Catherine Longworth, Web Editor, pharmaphorum

Catherine Longworth

Web Editor
John McDermott, Senior Director, Reimbursement Strategy, MCRA

John McDermott

Senior Director, Reimbursement Strategy
Tamir Meiri, Senior Manager, Venture Investments, Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC, Inc.

Tamir Meiri

Senior Manager, Venture Investments
Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC, Inc.
John Milad, CEO, Quanta

John Milad

Michael Niddam, Co-Founder, Kamet Ventures

Michael Niddam

Kamet Ventures
Daniel O'Mahony, Partner, Seroba Life Sciences

Daniel O'Mahony

Seroba Life Sciences
Fernando Pacheco, Investment Director, Endeavour Vision

Fernando Pacheco

Investment Director
Endeavour Vision
Thom Rasche, Managing Partner, Earlybird Capital

Thom Rasche

Managing Partner
Earlybird Capital
Sotiris Rompas, Senior Director, Huron

Sotiris Rompas

Senior Director
Heather Roxborough, Partner, Optum Ventures

Heather Roxborough

Optum Ventures
Chris Scales, Director of Strategy and Insight, Star

Chris Scales

Director of Strategy and Insight
Jeffrey Shuren, Director, CDRH, FDA

Jeffrey Shuren

Director, CDRH
Ari Silverman, Partner, Mavie Technologies

Ari Silverman

Mavie Technologies
Andy Smith, Analyst, Equity Development

Andy Smith

Equity Development
Jon Speer, Founder, Greenlight Guru

Jon Speer

Greenlight Guru
Rainer Strohmenger, Managing Partner, Wellington Partners

Rainer Strohmenger

Managing Partner
Wellington Partners
Kenneth Strople, President, Fusion Healthcare Management, LLC

Kenneth Strople

Fusion Healthcare Management, LLC
Steve Swinson, Chairman, Tibbiyah Holdings, Comphya, Former Chairman Acteon, Vexim, Bone Therapeutics

Steve Swinson

Chairman, Tibbiyah Holdings, Comphya
Former Chairman Acteon, Vexim, Bone Therapeutics
Tina Tan, Executive Editor, FirstWord Healthtech

Tina Tan

Executive Editor
FirstWord Healthtech
Chas Taylor, Co-Founder MedNova, Novate Medical, former CEO, Veryan Medical

Chas Taylor

Co-Founder MedNova, Novate Medical
former CEO, Veryan Medical
Rob Ten Hoedt, President EMEA, Medtronic

Rob Ten Hoedt

President EMEA
Tryggvi Thorgeirsson, CEO and Co-Founder, SidekickHealth

Tryggvi Thorgeirsson

CEO and Co-Founder
Steve Tolle, Partner, HLM Ventures

Steve Tolle

HLM Ventures
Lea von Bidder, CEO & Co-founder, Ava

Lea von Bidder

CEO & Co-founder
Daniel Wang, Managing Partner, TUSPARK Capital Management

Daniel Wang

Managing Partner
TUSPARK Capital Management
Peggy Wang, Chairman, Mitrassist

Peggy Wang

Christian Weiß, Managing Partner, Heal Capital

Christian Weiß

Managing Partner
Heal Capital
Rupert Winckler, Head of EMEA Business Development, Medical Systems Division, Olympus SE & Co.

Rupert Winckler

Head of EMEA Business Development, Medical Systems Division
Olympus SE & Co.
Claire Woodthorpe, COO and VP Europe, Lightpoint Medical

Claire Woodthorpe

COO and VP Europe
Lightpoint Medical
Hakim Yadi, CEO, Closed Loop Medicine

Hakim Yadi

Closed Loop Medicine