Medical Device Business
Mar 27, 2015
Alfred Mann ($1.18B) Alfred Mann's long-standing contributions to the medical device industry include founding 17 companies to treat a wide swath of...
Mar 27, 2015
James Leininger ($1.34B) While working in the emergency room, James Leininger founded Kinetic Concepts Inc. in 1976. Kinetic Concepts offers a range of...
Mar 27, 2015
Judy Faulkner ($2.8B) Judy Faulkner founded Epic Systems Corp. in 1979 and is the company's chief executive officer. Epic is a private company known for...
Mar 27, 2015
Elizabeth Holmes ($4.6B) Elizabeth Holmes founded Theranos in 2003 after dropping out of Stanford University’s School of Engineering. The Theranos...
Mar 27, 2015
Gary Michelson ($1.55B) Gary Michelson is a prolific inventor, with more than 250 U.S. patents and over 750 worldwide issued or pending patents for...
Mar 26, 2015
The Stryker Family and John Brown        From left to right: Ronda, Pat, and Jon Stryker; John Brown Sibling heirs Ronda ($3.7B),...
Mar 26, 2015
Hansjoerg and Amy Wyss ($6.1B and $1.85B, respectively) Hansjoerg Wyss, a native of Switzerland, founded Synthes USA in 1974 to start selling Synthes...
Mar 26, 2015
Gayle and Carl Cook ($5.8B and $6.6B) Carl and Gayle Cook, pictured with the late William Cook William and Gayle Cook founded Cook Group Inc. in 1963....
Mar 26, 2015
Reinhold Schmieding ($4.1B) Reinhold Schmieding started Arthrex in 1981, after working for an American medical device company in Germany. In an interview...
Mar 26, 2015
Neal Patterson ($1.92B) Neal Patterson co-founded Cerner Corp. in 1979 and developed the company from one system into one of the biggest names in health...