Program Committee

Benson Smith
Committee Chairman
Chairman of the Board

Teleflex Inc.

Brian Abraham, Founder & Principal, LARA Reimbursement Advisory

Philip Agress, Senior Vice President, Global Strategy and Analysis (Asian Region), AdvaMed

Ilke Akpinar, Health Policy Lead/ Pediatric Surgeon, Institute of Health Economics

David Anderson, Managing Director, Capital One Healthcare

Barbara Araneo, Interim Executive Director, USTAR

Benjamin Arazy, CEO, Arazy Group Consultants Inc.

Gunjan Bagla, Managing Director, Amritt Inc – India Medical Device Practice

Isabelle Billet, Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer, AxoGen, Inc.

Steven Bipes, Associate Vice President, Global Strategy and Analysis, AdvaMed

Mark Brager, Vice President, Public Affairs, AdvaMed

Chandra Branham, Vice President, Payment and Health Care Delivery Policy, AdvaMed

Patrick Brennan, Associate Vice President, AdvaMed Accel

Jason Brooke, Director, Navigant

Steven Brotman, Senior Vice President, Payment and Health Care Delivery Policy, AdvaMed

Khatereh Calleja, President and CEO, HSCA

Alanna Carty, Global Marketing Manager, OrthoXel

Terry Chang, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, AdvaMed

Bryan Coleman, Director, Legal and Medical Affairs, EAS Consulting Group, LLC

Gloryvee Cordero, CIO, SCIX LLC

Kelly Cox, Senior Director of Global Alliance Development, Worldwide Government Affairs & Policy, Johnson & Johnson

Larissa D’Andrea, Sr. Director, Global Government Affairs, ResMed

Andrew Davis, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Ruey Dempsey, Vice President, Technology and Regulatory Affairs, AdvaMed

DeChane Dorsey, Vice President, Payment and Health Care Delivery Policy, AdvaMed

Brian Doughty, Chief Operations Officer, ARMIS BioPharma;, Chief Operations Officer, PROXIMO Medical; Principal, Delta Force Consulting Group

Thomas Dugan, Partner, 360 Life Sciences Advisors

Kolaleh Eskandanian, Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Children’s National Medical Center

Tara Federici, Vice President, Technology and Regulatory Affairs, AdvaMed

Andrew Fish, Chief Strategy Officer, AdvaMed

Pierre-Alexandre Fournier, CEO, Hexoskin

Joseph Gatewood, Vice President, Global Strategy and Analysis, AdvaMed

Dimitra Georganopoulou, Director of Commercialization, Northwestern INVO

Seth Goldenberg, VP, Global Medical Device and Diagnostics, Veeva

Christian Haller, CEO, JWP Medical

Zach Helzer, Vice President, Global Strategy and Analysis, AdvaMed

Jason Hillenbach, Global Health Sciences & Wellness Knowledge Leader, EY

Steffen Hovard, President & SVP, Coloplast Corp.

Yuta Ito, Business Consulting Manager, ZS Associates

Ralph Ives, Executive Vice President, Global Strategy and Analysis, AdvaMed

Diane Johnson, Senior Director North America Policy and Intelligence, Johnson & Johnson

Tricia Kaufman, Of Counsel, Stinson Leonard Street

Heather Keith, Director, Clinical Programs, Sales, and Marketing, Gemstone Biotherapeutics

Stuart Kozlick, Chief of Healthcare Technology Strategies and Business Development, BCF

Val Kratzman, Director, Business Finland

Chien-Wei Lan, Senior Research Associate, AdvaMed

Laure Le Calvé, Managing Partner, LCH

Tammy Leitsinger, Vice President, Medical Affairs and Professional Education, Compliance Officer, Silk Road Medical

Barry Liden, Vice President Patient Engagement, Edwards Lifesciences

Kevin Longo, Northeast Head of Medical Device and Digital Health, Silicon Valley Bank

Danny Ly, Director, Public Policy & Government Relations, BD

Kamala Maddali, Vice President, Cancer Genetics inc

Zinatara Manij, Snr. Director, Global Regulatory Affairs – Innovation, GSK Consumer Healthcare

Craig Matturro, Vice President, 1315 Capital

Don May, Executive Vice President, Payment and Health Care Delivery Policy, AdvaMed

Roger Mazzella, Senior Product Manager, The Qt Company

Dr. AJ Medina MD MBA, CEO, Bodhi Seva LLC

Thomas Meier, Managing Director / CEO, you-can.biz network

Vikas Meka, Global Health Innovation Consultant, VVMeka LLC

Yael Misrahi, Head of Global Partnerships, MobileODT

Joe Muir, Director Healthcare Information & Analytics, ECRI Institute

Vidya Murthy, VP of Operations, MedCrypt

Richard Oberreiter, COO, Modulated Imaging, Inc.

Brian O’Connor, Vice President of Alliance Development, AdvaMed

Pradnya Parulekar, VP of Global Business Development, RAUMEDIC INC

Beth Perkins, Director of Business Development and Investor Relations, AdvaMed

Mark Pickrell, General Counsel, Secretary & Chief Administrative Officer, Virtuoso Surgical, Inc.

Abby Pratt, Vice President, Global Strategy and Analysis, AdvaMed

Richard Price, Senior Vice President, Payment and Health Care Delivery Policy, AdvaMed

Ian Purdy, Senior VP Quality & Regulatory Affairs, Haemonetics

Rahul Rao, CEO, Desert Platforms Medical Device Consultancy

Israel Raz, Partner, Extera Partners

Zach Rothstein, Vice President, Technology and Regulatory Affairs, AdvaMed

Ashim Roy, CEO, uber Diagnostics Pte Ltd

Shannon Russell, Patient Advocacy Manager, AbioMed

Caroline Ruggieri, Director, International Relations, AdvaMed

Melissa Schooley, Senior Director, Government Affairs, AbioMed

George Serafin, National Managing Principal of Industry, Grant Thornton LLP

Steven Silverman, Vice President, Technology and Regulatory Affairs, AdvaMed

Sophearay Smith, Manager, Accel Projects, AdvaMed

Liz Spurgin, Vice President, Health Economics and Patient Access, MDIC

Sowmya Srinath, Global Program Director, Frost & Sullivan

Robin Stephens, CEO, Psephos Biomedica

Rick Thomas, Client Executive, Evalueserve

Nancy Travis, Vice President, International Compliance & Governance, AdvaMed

Janet Trunzo, Senior Advisor to the President; Senior Executive Vice President, AdvaMed

Whitney Tull, Senior Director, Government Affairs, STERIS Corporation

Arda Ural, PhD, Partner – Transactions Advisory Services / Life Sciences, EY

Matt Valego, VP, Sales & Marketing, RBC Medical Innovations

Susan Van Meter, Executive Director,AdvaMed Dx

Christopher White, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, AdvaMed

Leslie Wise, Principal Consultant, evidencematters

Ashley Wittorf, Executive Director, AdvaMed Accel; Global Head, Investor Relations, AdvaMed

Jamie Wolszon, Associate Vice President, Technology & Regulatory Affairs, AdvaMed

Rebecca Wood, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Victoria Yurga, Compliance Manager, PHILIPS