Developing Transformative Medical Devices in the Digital Health and Mobile Technology Era-Gregg A Jackson-03/15/2016 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Developing Transformative Medical Devices in the Digital Health and Mobile Technology Era
Event Date: 
03/15/2016 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale, CA
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Gregg A Jackson
Event Speaker Title: 
Principal Consultant
Event Speaker Company: 
Gershon MedTech
Event Speaker Bio: 

Mr. Gregg Jackson has over 25 years’ experience in Program, Project, and Engineering Management with Value To Business such as: Turnarounds, innovation, transformations and creation of breakthroughs...a true visionary, strategic thinker, and implementer, dedicated and focused on bottom line results for successful business growth and expansion.

Well known in the Bay Area and West Coast for his successful entrepreneurial work at startup, small, medium and large companies, he is a founding team member of Channel MedSystems, Barrett’s MedSystems, BE Technologies, and Physiocue, and had significant roles at the world’s most successful medical device blockbusters ACS/Eli Lilly IPO to Guidant (later acquired by Abbott for $27B), and a huge bay area success, St. Francis Medical Technologies (acquired by Kyphon for $725M which was shortly later acquired by Medtronic for over $4B). He was also Consulting as the Acting Director of R&D for N-Spine in San Diego, helping them to get ready for the acquisition by Synthes ($40-60M). Most recently he has joined the Advisory Board for Ziteo Medical and become an advisor in the FAST/CLSA program.

Mr. Jackson utilizes an extensive background in Program, Project, R&D, Process and Contract Manufacturing Engineering Management for the development and launch of Medical Devices, Biotech, mobile-health, clinically used, and hospital based technology, including but not limited to: implants, minimally invasive, drug delivery, catheter-based, orthopedic, aseptic fill, cardiovascular, diagnostic, and ablation.

He is currently a Principal Consultant Gershon Medical. A description of his most recent work in the medical device field can be found at

Event Details
Event Details: 

We are all hearing about how Digital Health, IT and Mobile Technology are transforming health care, and especially the medical device industry, but how much of this is hype, and how much is reality? And most importantly, what can you be doing to help your medical device have more market value, clinical efficacy and investment potential?

Come hear from a prolific entrepreneur and innovator who was a significant contributor to some of Silicon Valley’s biggest medical device blockbusters. Listen to him share real world examples of where this truly is occurring, as well as get front line, leading edge tips on what’s up and coming that’ll help you take full advantage of this transformation. He’ll share info about how smart innovators and medical device development programs can learn from their mistakes, and maybe even leap-frog them, as well as discuss tidbits that can be gleaned from the recent events at Theranos.