SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis adds unrivaled insight from speakers David Rutherford, Former Navy SEAL Combat Paramedic and Scott Nelson, Chief Executive (CEO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Reuleaux Technology to its keynote lineup on September 21-22 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. These latest additions to the roster join a strong offering of content and inspirational speakers including Chuck Carter, Founder of Eagre Games and George Leopold, Journalist and Author, who are both presenting at UBM's Embedded Systems Conference (ESC), which is held concurrently with MD&M.
"We are excited to present keynote speakers at the MD&M Minneapolis event that brings an unrivaled insight to what's important to the industry now, and in the future," said Stephen Corrick, Senior Vice President of the Advanced Manufacturing Portfolio, UBM. "Minnesota is a medtech hub with investments in health technology up 75% since 2012.* UBM's Advanced Manufacturing event in this region is dedicated to the continued growth of the industry, locally and across the U.S., with unmatched content, education, and strategies that can be employed the minute they return to the office."
David Rutherford, Former Navy SEAL Combat Paramedic, September 22, 9:00-9:45 a.m.
Rutherford's experience comes from eight years of honorable service as a Navy SEAL combat paramedic. Rutherford has been involved in thousands of operations all over the world including the Middle East and South East Asia. Following his time with the SEALs, Rutherford served as an International Training Expert for the U.S. Government and one of the country's largest private security companies.
Rutherford's presentation, Stories From the Battlefield, Lessons for Life and Design, pulls from his experience with the Navy SEALs and is designed to inspire and teach lessons on success in any environment. Rutherford will discuss lessons learned from his experience providing treatment on the battlefield and how that knowledge can be applied to create success in the medical device arena.
Scott Nelson, CEO and CTO, Reuleaux Technology, September 21, 9:00-9:45 a.m.
Nelson has led entrepreneurial business growth and product development for the last 25 years and continues to help companies with strategy and leveraging the Internet of Things as the CEO and CTO of Reuleaux Technology.
Nelson's presentation, Digital Health Design-You Can't Just Make Technology Work, You Have To Make It Matter, will cover how digital health is about design that makes products matter and how Internet of Things technology such as connected homes and cars is revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare.
See the full keynote lineup here: http://mdmminn.mddionline.com/keynotes-mdm
MD&M is the leading source for innovative design, inspired content and the unparalleled industry education needed to create and develop the next generation of medical devices and equipment. The expo and conference are a forum to access the latest products, materials, technologies, suppliers and ideas required for each stage of the product development cycle. MD&M Minneapolis runs concurrently with UBM's Advanced Manufacturing portfolio that includes ESC Minneapolis, MinnPack, Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis, Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Minneapolis, and PLASTEC Minneapolis.
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