Why Medtech is a multi-media branding campaign to increase awareness in the medtech industry. Through positive stories from our industry and curated economic development resources, we will inspire a new generation of people to join us in our pursuit to make the world a healthier place.

Why Medtech Featuring ZOLL Employees

ZOLL’s medical devices, software and related services are used worldwide to diagnose and treat patients suffering from serious cardiopulmonary and respiratory conditions. ZOLL employees are passionate about improving patient outcomes and helping save lives.

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Sammy Khalifa, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Vicarious Surgical

With a father who was a mechanical engineer, Sammy was exposed to that world growing up, but it wasn’t until college he learned it could be applied to healthcare. Motivated by helping to make a positive change, he put his skills to use by co-founding a quickly growing medical device start-up where he is responsible for leading the technology vision and teams to bring it to life.

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Jesse Clapp, Sr. Software Quality Engineer, MedAcuity

When his grandfather had a stroke during a routine surgery, Jesse started to question whether there was a better way of doing things. Driven by a mission to improve others’ lives, Jesse is compelled to work in medtech for the opportunity to help develop exciting technology to save or improve lives.

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Ren LaGrant, Electrical Engineer, Minnetronix Medical

Ren was naturally drawn to become an electrical engineer because of her love for technology. While persuing her degree, however, she realized her desire to help people through medical technology and was ecstatic to add biomedical engineering as a minor. With this specialty, Ren has been able to work on life saving medical devices in her budding career and truly feels excited about the future of our industry.

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Share Your Story

We have all been impacted by the medical device technology industry in different ways. We want to hear from you about how it has improved your quality of life – or even saved your life or that of a loved one. Work in the medtech industry? Your story matters! Share what drives you and you’ll help create awareness of the industry you love.