S2:E15 | #15 – Cleaning Up Joint Replacement w/ David Thompson (President & CEO of Osteal Therapeutics)

UMN David | Joint Replacement

  Osteal Therapeutics is a privately-held, clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing novel musculoskeletal therapeutics to treat orthopedic infections and their consequences. David Thompson has served at Osteal Therapeutics President and CEO since August 2020. He brings over 20 years of experience in medical technology, most recently acting as Interim CEO of Gravitas Medical where he was […]

S2:E14 | #14 – Medtech IPOs w/ Matt Steere

UMN Matt | Medtech IPO

Matt Steere Managing Director & Co-Head Healthcare Investment Banking, Medical Technologies & Diagnostics Matt has extensive experience in public and private financings, buy-side and sell-side transactions and fairness opinions in the Healthcare sector. Before joining Canaccord in 2007, he worked in First Albany’s Healthcare Investment Banking Group. Matt was instrumental in building their Healthcare franchise […]

S1:E11 | #11 The Art of MedTech Litigation (War) w/ David Shaw

UMN David | MedTech Litigation

The response from “Episode #10 Winning The Patent Wars w/ David Shaw” was incredible. It was clear from the messages we received the Unmet Need community has more questions about IP litigation. David was kind enough to deliver an encore and on Episode #11 shares his 4 key concepts for litigation strategy. David Shaw was […]

S1 | #9 – Scaling LIFTED Health & Wellness With Holly Rilinger

UMN Holly Rilinger | Health & Wellness

  Motivational coach and wellness guru Holly Rilinger is known for inspiring others to dig deep to make positive lifestyle changes. Nike Master Trainer, Red Bull athlete, former professional basketball player, author, founding Flywheel Instructor, star of Bravo’s Workout New York and Creator of LIFTED. Holly’s Signature LIFTED Method combines the power of movement with […]

S1:E8 | #8 – Mergers & Acquisitions With Neil Oberoi

UMN Neil | Mergers & Acquisitions

  Neil Oberoi is a Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Securities. Guggenheim Securities is the investment banking and capital markets business of Guggenheim Partners, a global investment and advisory firm. Guggenheim Securities offers services that fall into four broad categories: Advisory, Financing, Sales and Trading, and Research. Guggenheim Securities is headquartered in New York, with […]

S1:E7 | #7 – Solving FDA Regulatory Puzzles With Roxanne Dubois

UMN Roxanne Dubois | FDA Regulatory Puzzles

  Roxanne Dubois has represented medical device companies as the primary liaison with the FDA and Notified Bodies for over 25 years. Roxanne forms collaborative working relationships with representatives of regulatory agencies to obtain clearance/approval for 510(k)s, IDEs, PMAs, and Design Dossiers for new medical devices and device modifications. Roxanne has hands-on experience writing regulatory […]

S1:E6 | #6 – Building Healthcare’s Connective Data Ecosystem With Ariel Katz

UMN Ariel | Connective Data Ecosystem

  Ariel Katz is the Co-founder and CEO of H1 Insight, a network dedicated to connecting healthcare professionals and companies with the aim of being the “LinkedIn for healthcare.” Founded in 2017, H1 now has over 8 million HCP profiles in 16,000 institutions in 70-plus countries. Its clients, which encompass over 35 pharmaceutical companies, including […]

S1:E5 | #5 – Product Design Solves Problems With Shig Tanaka

UMN Shig | Product Design

Shig Tanaka is the Vice President of Research & Development at Providence Medical Technology. He was the Co-founder of Prospect+Health and lead engineer of Kolum, Inc (acquired).   Shig graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Product Design. His interests in mathematics, problem solving, and mechanical engineering were an ideal fit for the emerging field […]