IRVINE, CA–(Marketwire – April 7, 2010) – BioMedGPS, LLC, the developer of the SmartTRAK Online Business Intelligence system, has announced that medical device industry veteran Dane Miller, PhD, the Founder of Biomet, is confirmed as the keynote speaker at the upcoming JointVentures 2010Conference. JointVentures, being held June 14th and 15th at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare, is a strategic partnering and investment conference focused exclusively on innovations and emerging companies in the musculoskeletal space.
“Dane Miller is one of the few individuals who has started a company and built it into a major powerhouse in the orthopedic and spine industry,” reports Sharon O’Reilly, Founder, President & CEO of BioMedGPS. “Taking a company from inception to one with sales of over $1 billion a year makes Dane a model of success for the entrepreneurs and orthopedic and spine dealmakers who will be attending JointVentures. We are honored to have him as our keynote speaker.” In his keynote presentation, Dane will tell the story of the founding of Biomet where he was the President & CEO for over 20 years. He will share his experiences on how to adapt to new healthcare environments as well as discuss the new challenges that are in store for orthopedic/spine start-ups in a post-reform world and what companies must do to survive.
The JointVentures Conference will bring key orthopedics and spine industry players together — ranging from CEOs, Business Development and Marketing VPs, to Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists. The program will feature presentations by 30+ start-up companies seeking funding and/or strategic partnership, that are developing technologies for all areas of orthopedics and spine including arthroscopy, orthobiologics, extremities, joint replacement, sports medicine, trauma, image-guided surgery, pain management, diagnostics and others. Innovative companies presenting to date include Anulex Technologies, Articular Engineering, Bone Biologics, Life Spine, ORTEQ Bioengineering, ProChon Biotech, and Soft Tissue Regeneration, among many others being added to the program regularly. See www.jointventuresconference.com for the latest event details.
Event sponsors include Medmarc and their strategic alliance partners, The Hartford and Biomedic-Insure, OrthoWorld and their upcoming OMTEC 2010 conference, the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), and Marketwire.
The JointVentures event represents a unique opportunity to network with a focused audience comprised of the most important dealmakers in orthopedics and spine. To attend, sponsor or become a presenter at JointVentures 2010, contact BioMedGPS or visit www.jointventuresconference.com.
About BioMedGPS, LLC
Founded by Sharon O’Reilly, Founder and former CEO of Medtech Insight and the In3 conference series, BioMedGPS provides online business intelligence and dynamic decision-making tools specifically designed for life science executives. Visit the BioMedGPS website for an online tour of the Company’s new SmartTRAK Online Business Intelligence platform, or call to schedule a live demo.