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Byers Center for Biodesign

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 5:30PM
Stanford School of Medicine

From the Innovator’s Workbench
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
5:30 PM - 7 PM
Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305


Stanford Biodesign launched the “From The Innovator’s Workbench” speaker series in 2003 to enable the Stanford Biodesign community and the public to learn from the greatest health technology innovators of our time. Organized as an informal interview and discussion, each event features an individual or a panel of innovators sharing their innovation process, lessons from their career, and perspectives on the changing healthcare landscape.

This event will feature Joe Almeida, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Baxter International Inc. David Cassak, a renowned healthcare journalist, is the moderator of the event.

Almeida assumed his current responsibilities in January 2016. He is now leading Baxter through a period of dynamic transformation powered by accelerated innovation, operational excellence and strategic execution. Prior to joining Baxter, Almeida was chairman, president and CEO of Covidien plc from 2012 through 2015. He previously served as president of Covidien's Medical Devices organization, and in several senior leadership roles at Covidien's predecessor, Tyco Healthcare. He has also held leadership positions at Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, American Home Products' Acufex Microsurgical division, and Johnson & Johnson's Professional Products division. Almeida is a member of the board of directors of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc., a Carlyle Group Company. He also serves on the board of trustees of Partners in Health. A native of Brazil, Almeida received a bachelor's of science degree in mechanical engineering from Instituto Mauá de Tecnologia.


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