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Tale of Two CEOs – How Tim Herbert led Inspire to an IPO; Where Rob Bodor wants to take Protolabs

Tim Herbert never set out to be a CEO. Yet, he spun of a promising sleep apnea technology out of Medtronic and assembled a team that not only went public, but helps hard-to-treat apnea patients live healthier lives through better sleep.

Oh, and the electrical engineer turned startup-CEO took the medtech public in 2018. Listen to this episode to hear how Inspire management worked with the FDA, payers and public investor to build a burgeoning neuromed giant.

We also talk to Rob Bodor, the incoming CEO at Protolabs. Bodor succeeds the highly successful Vicki Holt who built the manufacturing company into an acquisitive powerhouse. Bodor shares what’s next for the company.

Co-costs Chris Newmarker, executive editor of life sciences at MassDevice, unveils this week’s Newmarker’s Newsmakers featuring news from Thermo Fisher Scientific, Mainstay Medical, Theranos, Butterfly Networks and Zimmer Biomet’s Newco.

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