DeviceTalks is a conversation among leaders. It's an evening for the exchange of ideas, insight and contacts among senior executives of the medical technology industry. Originally conceived as the Big 100 by publisher and co-founder Brian Johnson; this event is held annually in Boston, Orange County and the Twin Cities. DeviceTalks is hosted and produced by and J29 Associates.

On June 17, 2015, Mike Mahoney, CEO of Boston Scientific will be interviewed by Brian Johnson, Publisher of Jackie Gonzalez, CEO of J29 Associates and Mike Phalen, President of Boston Scientific Medical-Surgery, will lead the seminar, "Creating a Culture of Spectacular Performance." To join us at this special event, please register here:



Position Breakdown of Attendees


Attendees enjoy:

  • Networking receptions to connect or reconnect with industry leaders
  • In-depth interviews with influential leaders in the field
  • Panel discussions on the future of medical devices


Sponsors enjoy:

  • Unprecedented access to industry leaders
  • Thought leadership positioning
  • Access to MassDevice's network of 50,000 medical device industry subscribers

The best minds in the medical device industry

Past guests include:

  • Joe Almeida, CEO, Covidien
  • Catherine Burzik, former CEO, KCI
  • Michael Farrell, CEO, ResMed
  • Robert Greenberg, MD, CEO, Second Sight Medical
  • Scott Huennekens, CEO, Volcano
  • Joe Kiani, CEO, Masimo
  • Karen Licitra, Worldwide Group Chairman, Johnson & Johnson
  • Mike Mahoney, President, Boston Scientific
  • Mike Minogue, CEO, Abiomed
  • Mike Mussallem, CEO, Edwards Lifesciences
  • Rick Packer, CEO, Zoll Medical
  • David Pyott, CEO, Allergan
  • Debra Rectenwald, President, 3M Infection Prevention
  • Manny Villafana, founder and CEO, Kips Bay Medical; founder, St. Jude Medical

For more information, please contact us