Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Innovation in Orthopedics

June 1, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT



    Full Length

    Highlights Preview


    Industry leading speakers will address the current dynamics in the orthopedic sector, addressing both new technologies and the impact of surgical advances over the past 2 years.
    Join us to discuss the exciting innovations and business opportunities in this space!
      Andrea Light, MBA

      Andrea Light, MBA

      Sr. Director, US Knee Commercial Marketing, Smith & Nephew

      Ms. Light has extensive experience in the marketing of orthopedic devices. Prior to Smith and Nephew, she spent 19 years at Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Synthes with her last role as Director, US Marketing. She received her degree in mechanical engineering from Union College and her MBA from Babson College.
      Topic: The dynamics in the knee implant market and major trends in the orthopedic space.

      James Paiva, MS

      James Paiva, MS

      VP, Marketing Conformis

      Mr. Paiva leads the marketing organization at Conformis, Inc. which uses patient data to design and produce personalized joint replacements, for a custom form and fit.  Previously, he was Senior Director of Global Marketing at Johnson & Johnson.  He holds a degree in biology from the University of Rhode Island and an MS in biomedical engineering from Brown University.
      Topic: Perspectives on the custom orthopedic implant market and dynamics, especially given the shifts in the market and patient preference post-pandemic.
      Brennan Marilla

      Brennan Marilla

      Chief Commercial & Operating Officer, Ossio

      Mr. Marilla has a successful record of driving growth and transformation. He most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer for Surgical Specialties Corp. Prior, he was VP & GM of Covidien’s $650M Endovascular business and VP, Sales and Marketing for their $1B+ Peripheral Vascular sector. Before Covidien, he was VP, US Sales and Director, for Medtronic’s Global Marketing for their aortic stent graft business. He received his bachelors of science in business management from North Carolina State University.
      Topic: Innovation in bone healing and a new category of “Bio-Integrative” implants 
      Ilsa Webeck, MBA

      Ilsa Webeck, MBA

      Managing Director & Founder, MedTech Strategies

      Ms. Webeck is Managing Director and Founder of MedTech Strategies, with work experiences at Biogen, Heartware, and DePuy Spine (a J&J company). She is also on the current board of directors of MDG Boston. She has a degree in biology from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business.
      Topic: Overview of the orthopedic market, looking at shifts in care and treatment as adjustments have been made to accommodate product and surgical demand challenges.


      June 1, 2022: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm EDT

      • 4:30 – 5:00 General Networking
      • 5:00 – 6:00 Panelist Forum
      • 6:00 – 6:30+ Meet the Speakers & More Networking

      We will send Zoom Links prior to the event


      June 1, 2022
      4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
      Event Categories:




      MDG Boston