CEO Tom Polen explains how Dx, robotics, digital tech and relentless M&A are driving BD’s growth
Becton Dickinson’s CEO Tom Polen lays out the company’s plan for growth that’s building off a stunning sequence of acquisitions over the past two years that has the company loaded with tech – including digital and robotics tools – to drive its future growth. Polen also shares his tragic introduction to medtech and shares how that experiences influences every decision he makes. Tom Polen will be the opening keynote speaker at DeviceTalks Boston on May 10.
In this episode we introduce a new feature – the DeviceTalks Weekly Fastball! This is our own version of a pitch contest where we let medical device start-ups throw their best pitch to potential partners and investors. To contact this week’s pitcher – Dialysis-X you can email the founder Oluwagbebemi D. Oyeniyi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have our first Newmarker’s Newsmakers of the year delivered by a mysterious guest co-host. Companies making the list include Zimmer Biomet, Baxter, GE Healthcare, Volta Medical, Cardiac Dimensions, Opteev, and ReCor Medical.
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