Creating the Most Active Medical Device Innovation Hub in the World: Amr Salahieh and Shifamed
Friday, September 18th, 2020 |
About this Webinar
Amr Salahieh shares the Shifamed Story in a 45-minute live interview with Scott Phillips, Founder of Medical Device Playbook.
Join us for the interview (including audience questions) with an amazing serial medical device entrepreneur, Amr Salahieh.
Amr's unique formula for medical device incubation and innovation has delivered three successful exits since 2009. Shifamed has successfully exited Maya Medical, Kalila Medical and Apama Medical, and has several other companies currently under incubation.
Learn the journey behind Shifamed as Amr and Scott discuss Amr's entrepreneurial journey covering a 30 year career in medical device commercialization. Amr will share experiences and learnings from successes, failures, and ongoing projects.
Free, 45-minute live webinar will inform and energize medical device entrepreneurs, CEOs, COOs, engineers, and commercialization professionals.
This Virtual Medical Device Playbook is moderated by Scott Phillips, Founder and President of StarFish Medical.
Founding President & CEO, Shifamed, Amr Salahieh is a seasoned medical device entrepreneur with nearly 30 years of experience in the medical device industry.
Amr is the founder of Shifamed LLC, a highly specialized medical innovation hub focused on developing advanced solutions that get to market faster, reduce risk, increase impact, and forge a path toward a world where all people are able to lead longer, healthier lives.
Since its inception in 2009, Shifamed has successfully exited Maya Medical, Kalila Medical and Apama Medical, and has several other companies currently under incubation.
Prior to founding Shifamed, Amr founded Sadra Medical, a percutaneous aortic valve replacement company, which was sold to Boston Scientific in 2011 and co-founded Embolic Protection, Inc (EPI) which was sold to Boston Scientific in 2001.
Amr has also served as board member and advisor to a number of medical device companies including Atheromed Inc., SquareOne Inc., and TriReme Medical, Inc. Amr is the inventor and/or co-inventor on over 100 granted and over 140 published US patent applications. He holds a BS in Biomedical Engineering and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
CEO and Founder of StarFish Medical, and Creator of Medical Device Playbook Events, Scott Phillips holds a degree in Engineering Physics from the University of British Columbia. Prior to starting StarFish, he worked in diverse areas such as lithium battery development and manufacturing, UV spectroscopy instrumentation and hi-fi audio speakers.
Under his leadership StarFish has grown into a diverse professional organization with clients around the world and 100% focus on medical devices. Scott is a Chair of the LifeSciences British Columbia board, Fellow of The Canadian Academy of Engineering, winner of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2017 Pacific Awards Technology category, 2017 recipient of the VIATEC Technology Champion award, and volunteers with Junior Achievement, Entrepreneurs Organization, and University of British Columbia.