Speaking Engagement Hosts

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • UC Berkeley Center for Executive Development, Haas School of Business, BioEntrepreneurship Certificate Course
  • Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, MBA Class
  • Stanford Student Biodesign (SSB) Careers in Medical Technology Course affiliated with Stanford BioDesign
  • Santa Clara University, Leavey School of Business Annual Conference
  • San Jose State University, College of Science, Medical Product Development Management Masters of Science Program
  • Astia (formerly Woman’s Technology Cluster, WTC)
  • San Jose BioCenter
  • Medical Product Outsourcing Magazine (MPO), Keynote Speaker
  • Institute of International Research (IIR)
  • Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE)
  • Women In Consulting (WIC)
  • Biomedical Marketing Association/Clinical Laboratory Managers Association (BMA/CLMA)
  • Human Resources Consultants Association (HRCA)
  • Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA)
  • International Angel Investors (IAI)
  • ISIS Services, LLC
  • Bio2Device (B2DG)

Speaking Engagements

  1. Breaking the Barriers of Organizational Silos, Keynote Speaker opening conference, Waltham, MA, MPO Symposium, Medical Product Outsourcing Magazine, Enterprise-Wide Outsourcing Strategies for Improved Outcomes, November 3, 2010
  2. Valuable, Proven Tools for Medical Device Industry Executives Learned from A 50+ Company Industry Experience, San Jose State University, Medical Product Development Management Masters of Science Program, San Jose, CA, Clinical Seminar, October 20, 2009
  3. Medical Device Invention and Founding Medical Device Companies, San Jose State University, Medical Product Development Management Masters of Science Program, San Jose, CA, Clinical Seminar, November 14, 2009
  4. The Versatility and Power of the White Paper: Breaking Through Roadblocks for Medical Device Companies, Bio2Design, Sunnyvale, CA, July 7, 2009
  5. Idea to 510(k), Covance (formerly PMI, formerly ISIS Services, LLC), Saturday Seminar Breakfast Series, San Carlos, CA, May 30, 2009
  6. Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University, Leavey School of Business – 7th Annual Women in Business Conference, Leading Through Change, Santa Clara, CA, April 25, 2009
  7. Careers in Medical Technology, Stanford Student Biodesign (SSB) – Medicine 276: Careers in Medical Technology course affiliated with Stanford BioDesign, Stanford, CA, April 22, 2008
  8. Activities Critical for Transition from Research to Development – Medical Devices, Technical Challenges Relating to an IND, First Symposium for Early Stage Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Companies, San Jose BioCenter, San Jose, CA, February 2005
  9. Regulatory Issues with Medical Devices, Case Studies, Regulatory Approvals Workshop, UC Berkeley Center for Executive Development Haas School of Business BioEntrepreneurship Certificate Course, September 9, 2004
  10. Medical Product Development, MBA class of George Foster, Wattis Professor of Management, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, CA, April 2004
  11. Healthcare Company Presentations Dinner, Judge: Julia S. Rasor, Medical Product Development Consultant, International AngelInvestors.org – Silicon Valley, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto, CA, March 16, 2004
  12. Retention: Being the Employer of Choice, Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA) Life Sciences Professional Emphasis Group (PEG) Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 24, 2004
  13. What Gets Funded – A CEO’s Perspective, Woman’s Technology Cluster (now Astia), San Francisco, CA, April 2, 2003
  14. What Gets Funded – A CEO’s Perspective, International Angel Investors, Palo Alto, CA, March 15, 2003
  15. Investment Trends by Sector: Biotech/Med; Internet/Software; Semiconductor-Communication, Mentoring, Money, Marketing, International Gathering of Angels, Palo Alto, CA, September 21-23, 2000
  16. How to Keep Your Consulting Business Flourishing, Women In Consulting (WIC), San Carlos, CA, August 17, 2000
  17. Producing a White Paper For a Medical Product – A Parallel Fast Track Path Making Clinical Data Available Before Publication, Biomedical Marketing Association/Clinical Laboratory Managers Association (BMA/CLMA) Conference, Anaheim, CA, June 26, 2000
  18. Forecasts: Finance and Technology Trends, Life Sciences, International Angel Investors, Palo Alto, CA, January 19, 2000
  19. Stock As Incentive Compensation, Human Resources Consultants Association (HRCA), Sunnyvale, CA, November 13, 1999
  20. Stock As Incentive Compensation, Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) In-Home Networking Events, Los Gatos, CA, July 26, 1999
  21. Is There a Fast Track to FDA Approval? Institute of International Research, Boston, MA, April 15, 1999

Potential Speaking Topics (call to discuss)

  • Chief Strategy Officer: Cross-Functional Strategy and Management in Medical Device Development
  • Valuable, Proven Tools for Medical Device Industry Executives Learned from A 50+ Company Industry Experience
  • The Versatility and Power of the White Paper for Medical Device Companies
  • Medical Device Invention and Founding Entrepreneur
  • Success Working With FDA
  • Technology and Business Assessment of Medical Device Opportunities
  • Fundraising Tips for Medical Device Companies
  • Clinical or Preclinical Study Design for Medical Devices
  • Consulting Tips for Medical Device Consultants
  • Open to requests for other topics