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Tuesday, December 12 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Tools for Succeeding with Outsourced Product Development

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Improving speed to market and optimizing resources are driving more medtech companies to consider virtual development partnerships. Knowing what to keep in house and what to outsource, finding the right partner and effectively managing requirements and expectations can be difficult. This panel will take a step by step look at what it takes to create a successful virtual product development partnership, from pre-engagement to commercialization.
*Sponsored by Minnetronix 

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Stuart Karten

President, Karten Design
Stuart Karten is President of the award-winning Los Angeles-based product design and innovation consultancy, Karten Design. For 30 years, he has partnered with medical and consumer product companies, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations, to build their business through... Read More →
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Jim Reed

VP of Business Development and Marketing, Minnetronix
Jim Reed joined Minnetronix in 2014, bringing more than 20 years of experience in the medical device and healthcare industries. Jim has extensive sales and marketing experience in direct-to-physician devices, OEM devices, OEM components and subassemblies, and contract development... Read More →
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Kim Bridges Rodriguez

President & CEO, Acessa Health Inc.
Ms. Bridges-Rodriguez joins the Acessa Health team with nearly 20 years of medical device experience. Prior to Acessa Health, she served at Spectranetics, a global medical technology leader focusing on cardiovascular solutions, as Senior Vice President of the Vascular Intervention... Read More →

Tuesday December 12, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am PST
Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa 3050 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626