january, 2016

04jan7:30 am10:00 amJanuary Meeting: Second Annual Winter Networking Social


Event Details

New England Healthcare Executive Meeting
January 4th, 7:30AM to 10:00AM
Winter Networking Social

LOCATION: Constant Contact, 1601 Trapelo Rd, Waltham, MA
Directions and parking information located at: https://goo.gl/maps/WLRSf

Join your NEHEN peers to welcome in the New Year at our 2nd Annual Winter Networking Social. Share tall tales of family adventures, and join us for guest speaker, well known life sciences founder/executive and diabetes champion, John Brooks. After Mr. Brooks\’ presentation, we will learn more about a number of our members whose companies provide valuable services for enabling the growth of our local healthtech ecosystem.

Applications to present are still open by following this link, and will remain open until December 22nd (we may allow one or two last minute applications if a good case is made). This is a great way to start the year off right by putting your organization in front of your target audience and making the value of your services known to a roomfull of potential customers. Please note there is a $195 registration fee for presenters (includes 2 tickets), but the regular member price has been reduced to $15.

Presenting Companies:

Cogmedix: The Cogmedix (CX) team brings OEM medtech to life. We deliver turnkey mfg services to OEMs with rigorous QC & full FDA & ISO compliance.

EMC Analytics Group: Competitive Strategy consulting for the life sciences market, especially pharma/biotech firms in today\’s highly dynamic healthcare market.

Expedient: Expedient owns and operates 12 data centers nationally and provides Colocation, Cloud Computing, and Managed Services for Enterprise clients.

Larchmont Strategic Advisors: Reimbursement and related public policy analysis, strategy and planning services for medical technology and life sciences companies.

M2D2: M2D2 is pleased to announce their expansion with the addition of a brand new 11,000 sf biotech lab facility for start-up entrepreneurs. M2D2 is a joint project between UMass Lowell and the UMass Medical School, offering inventors access to lab space, shared equipment, clinician review, and clinical trials in addition to business, engineering and prototyping services.

Notovox: A Novel Way to Improve Quality and Cost of Care with Fast, Intuitive, and Accurate Coding

ShoeBar Associates: Committed to helping our clients establish software quality, to achieve regulatory compliance, world-class product reliability, and patient and user safety.

Ximedica: Ximedica can assist in every aspect of bringing your medical devices to market – concept generation to commercial launch/initial manufacturing.

Keynote Speaker Bio:

John L. Brooks III, President and Chief Executive Officer, Arete Worldwide LLC.

Arete accelerates and scales innovative solutions in obesity, pre-diabetes, and diabetes through open, collaborative, and global network of committed thought leaders, partners, research and clinical innovators, donors, and entrepreneurs.

Mr. Brooks is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Joslin Diabetes Center, a Boston based diabetes research, clinical care, and education organization.

John is a well-known life sciences executive. He has co-founded six life sciences companies, including Insulet (PODD), a disruptive insulin delivery company. He is a principal of Healthcare Capital LLC, which advises early-stage life sciences companies, and he was a co- founder of Prism Venture Partners, a $1.25B venture capital firm.

Previously, Mr. Brooks was the Emerging Business Group General Manager at Pfizer/Valleylab,where he was responsible for Pfizer\’s Hospital Products Group\’s minimally invasive surgery and new medical technologies businesses. As President/General Manager at Pfizer/Strato, he led the growth of a rapidly evolving vascular access medical device business.

A native of Massachusetts, he holds an M.S. in Business Administration and a B.B.A. cum laude from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and he is a Certified Public Accountant.



Sponsorship kindly provided by:

Platinum Sponsor: 

CMC Consulting – Global M&A Specialists




Bridgemedica – Your partner for Product Design, Development and Contract Manufacturing


McLane Middleton– A full service law firm serving New England for 95 Years


Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico – Certified Public Accountants and Consultants



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1601 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02451