DTW Podcast: CEO Johnson on entrepreneurship, upcoming MedtechColor pitch contest; Krum handicaps medtech This fall


In this episode of the DeviceTalks Weekly Podcast, Angelique Johnson, CEO of MEMstim, shares her story about “casual entrepreneurs” and how she enabled others to help others achieve the same dream.

Johnson is also a co-founder of MedtechColor, an organization dedicated to advancing the advancement of people of color in the medical device industry. She explains the group’s goals and invites colored entrepreneurs to apply for the group’s pitch competition.

The deadline is February 5th. More information is available at medtechcolor.org.

Kaila Krum, CEO of Truist Securities, answers questions about medtech’s performance in Q4 2020, delving deeper into Stryker and other companies.

Krum also shares details of a survey carried out by the research team to answer the question, “When will hospitals see elective patients again?”

Pharma Editor Brian Buntz returns to tell the story of his 10 days with a Dexcom continuous glucose monitor. Buntz wrote about the experience here but shares more details on the podcast.

Finally, Chris Newmarker, Executive Editor for Life Sciences, delivers his #newmarkersnewsmakers news on Titan, Mylan, Zimmer Biomet and the Butterfly Network.