DeviceTalks is a conversation among leaders. It’s an evening for an exchange of ideas, insight and contacts among the pioneers of the medical technology industry. Formerly known as the Big 100, this event is held annually in Boston, Orange County and the Twin Cities.

On July 15th, you’re invited to join us for a discussion with some of the area’s most innovative and influential leaders, including our featured discussion with Brian Concannon, CEO, Haemonetics.

In it’s 40th year in business, Haemonetics is on the cutting edge of medical technology. In the past decade, this quiet company has transformed itself into one of the most influential businesses in the medical device space, accomplishing a transformation that is looked upon with envy by medtech titans such as Medtronic.

Hear from Concannon how Haemonetics transformed itself from a humble manufacturer of blood collection products into a billion dollar blood management services company that is embedded in the entire supply chain of blood donation.

Following our discussion with Concannon, Insulet CEO Duane DeSisto, serial entrepreneur and North Bridge Venture Partners’ Carmichael Roberts and Dr. Charles S. Carignan will headline a panel of innovators to discuss what the medical technology world is doing to solve big problems and what those companies need in order to achieve transformational change.

Featured Speakers

Brian Concannon

CEO, Haemonetics

Duane DeSisto

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Insulet Corp.

Carmichael Roberts

Co-Founder, 480 Biomedical, Arsenal Medical and MC10, General Partner North Bridge Venture Partners


Tuesday, July 15

3:30pm: Registration, networking, coffee reception


  • Blending quality into your business strategy
  • Hot Topics: M&A Megadeals, IP, Financing, and Products Liability Trends for MedTech Companies
  • The business case for connectivity: mhealth, wearable technology and unlocking data
  • What hospitals want medtech to know

5:30pm: Networking Reception
6:30pm: The Interview: Brian Concannon, Haemonetics
7:15pm: Innovators panel
8:00pm: Closing Reception

Wednesday, July 16

8:00am: How do hospitals buy and why? Executive Roundtable Breakfast & Focus Session

View the full DeviceTalks Boston 2014 schedule & directory


Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210
(617) 532-4600