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Never Walking the Grey

May 17th, 2024

May 17, 2024 This episode features a conversation with Aaron Emerson. In our recent podcast episode, we had the pleasure of speaking with Aaron Emerson, CEO of CEGA based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Aaron shared his journey from practicing law to leading a groundbreaking medtech company, offering valuable insights into innovation, entrepreneurship, and the […]

Conquering the Next Milestone

April 24th, 2024

April 24, 2024 This new podcast episode features a conversation with Jon Greenwald. With over two decades in healthcare and technology, Jon Greenwald is the co-founder and leader of Caira Surgical and has pioneered Radar Surgical Tracking and other innovative technologies to enhance joint replacement surgery. He has successfully launched and grown new businesses that […]

Persevering Through the Doubters

February 8th, 2024

February 8, 2024 This podcast episode features a conversation with Mark Christopherson. Mark Christopherson brings over three decades of expertise to the forefront of the medical device industry, with pivotal roles at Medtronic and leadership in venture-backed startups. Mark’s track record includes foundational roles at Inspire Medical and Cryosa, where he was instrumental from the […]

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