7th Annual Networking Program: Transitioning Into the Medical Devices Industry

Presented By Medical Development Group


Emerging Enterprise Center at Foley Hoag

Bay Colony Corporate Center, North Entrance
1000 Winter Street - Suite 4000
Waltham, MA 02451

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August 14, 2013 5:30PM–8:30PM


Have you thought about entering the medical device industry? Are you now working in the industry and have considered moving to another company—or using your skills in an entirely new area? The medical device industry is ripe with opportunities for people who want to help bring new medical products to market. It is a diverse industry that develops and manufactures devices to diagnose or treat the spectrum of diseases and afflictions. Companies range in size from small start-ups to large corporations.

Join us for an inspiring evening to discuss transitions: both into and within this exciting industry. Our panel of industry veterans will talk about their varied experiences with transitions and provide insights to help you in your career. This session is designed for those looking to enter the medical device industry as well as medical device veterans. Historically, this is the most well-attended MDG networking event of the year, so register early. Be prepared for an interactive session and excellent networking opportunities.

Networking Agenda

  • 5:30 - 6:15    Registration, Networking, Dinner
  • 6:15 - 6:30    Announcements and Mini Presentations
  • 6:30 - 7:00    Interactive Networking Exercises
  • 7:00 - 7:30    Panel Presentation
  • 7:30 - 8:00    Q&A
  • 8:00 - 8:30    Continued Networking


Lisa Sasso - President, Medical Development Partners, LLC

As an executive coach, Lisa Sasso, CPCC, ACC, empowers aspiring leaders and executives in the medical device field on setting/achieving personal and professional goals, maintaining work/life balance, and ultimately reaching their greatest potential. She has been an entrepreneur and experienced the challenges of working on novel medical devices. Lisa is a Leader, having co-founded Radi Medical Systems, Inc., a medical device distributor specializing in innovative cardiology products for an international company. During her six year tenure as president/CEO, she grew the company to revenues of $28M with profitability. Lisa was recognized and ranked #28 out of 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts in 2004. Lisa is an inspiring motivational speaker who has delighted audiences including entrepreneurs, business leaders, professionals, working mothers, people in transition and students. Lisa received a BBA in marketing and a BA in economics from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Bentley College.

Registration Free

  • $25 for everyone who registers online
  • $35 at the door (if space permits)