In part II of a two-part interview, learn how the seed was planted for Chamfr, how the pandemic forced companies to go digital, and why one young company has cancelled all its marketing channels except Chamfr.
Learn how a last-minute decision made to avoid boredom led to his engineering career, how he fell in love twice (spoiler alert: once it was with nitinol), and how his “side hustle” of manufacturing nitinol instruments evolved into ENDOSMART.
In part I of a two-part interview, learn how a chance encounter in a Barnes & Noble bookstore began her journey on the medical device “bus,” why being a woman entrepreneur can feel like kayaking upstream, and how fishing provides an oasis of calm in a challenging balancing act.
Learn how a Bavarian country boy grew up to be a leader on the cutting edge of the emerging field of bioelectronics and active implantables, how he made the transition from research to technical sales, and what it was like to start a new job on the first day of the pandemic lockdown.
Learn how chutzpah helped him land his first job in the medical device industry, why he pays employees to make mistakes, and how a culture of “not taking no for an answer” has contributed to Israel’s becoming a medical device hub.
Learn how a chance meeting on a river rafting trip inspired Kevin’s career path, what advice he’d give his younger self (that’s he’s giving his daughter now), and why the week of MD&M West is one of his favorite of the year.