MX:Medtech Executive Features
Nov 05, 2012
 It would have been surprising if Bill Murray, a device industry veteran and management expert, needed more than 60 seconds to say yes to the CEO post...
Jul 23, 2012
Biense Visser is a CEO with a green thumb. After becoming head of De Ruiter Seeds in 2002 he grew the company through 2008 before selling it to Monsanto for $...
Jun 22, 2012
Whether they’re modems, autos, or assays, all great products share one common characteristic, says Ryan Ashton: They make users’ lives easier. That...
May 18, 2012
If a physician’s goal is to alleviate patients’ suffering, then Richard Hassett has his dream job. A neurologist by background, Hassett is...
May 16, 2012
“In the 2000s, venture capital investments in healthcare and life sciences outperformed venture investments in tech.” Device company executives...
May 02, 2012
In recent years bookshelves have filled up with excellent new volumes on innovation—the core of most every company’s business growth. In Grow from...
Apr 19, 2012
The client couldn’t understand why sales of its device were shrinking. Hadn’t the company just redesigned the packaging? So the device manufacturer...
Apr 19, 2012
Now that the dust has is settling on the passage of U.S. patent reform legislation, the medical device industry will need to determine exactly what legal...
Apr 19, 2012
Although President Obama signed the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act into law on September 16, 2011, most of the changes that will affect Patent Office Practice...
Mar 19, 2012
Patents can have a huge impact on the fortunes of device manufacturers. A manufacturer found infringing a patent may be subject to sizeable monetary penalties...