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Welcome to DeviceAlliance's podcast 'Medtech Radio'. As we continue to evolve and grow as an industry, it's more important than ever we're continuing to develop ourselves while learning from others experiences. In this, we will ensure we're keeping up with the latest technology advances, marketplace trends and opportunities to learn from others experiences and grow in our own professional endeavors.

Medtech Radio podcast's focus is to highlight the achievements of local Orange County, CA medical device professionals, giving them a platform to share their knowledge and perspective while providing our listeners with an opportunity to learn from and get to know their local colleagues better.


Thomas Hopson: Leadership Built to Last

Ep. 41

What is leadership, anyway? Such a simple question, and yet it continues to vex popular consultants and laypeople alike.  Leadership is a process of social influence, which maximizes the efforts of others, towards the achievement of a goal. In this episode of DeviceAlliance’s Medtech Radio, we speak with the President of Bioplatte, Thomas Hopson. Thomas Hopson is an accomplished business executive with over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry. Thomas has provided leadership to multi-million-dollar business enterprises in Europe, Asia, and the United States, and he has successfully transformed multiple struggling organizations into healthy and thriving businesses. He joined Bioplate as President in 2018, bringing with him an extensive background in sales, business development, organizational learning, and product commercialization. Before joining Bioplate, Thomas served as the Director, Global Talent Management & Learning at Edwards Life Sciences. Prior to Edwards, Thomas held various leadership positions at St. Jude Medical. Join us as we discuss his life's journey into leadership, his most valuables mistakes, keeping teams motivated in times of crisis, how to handle making unpopular decisions, and key trends in key trends in the global craniofacial fixation market.

Book Recommendation:

Built to Last Jim Collins

Good to Great by By Jim Collins

BE 2.0 by By Jim Collins

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Meet Our Host

Scott Johnson


Scott Johnson MBA is a life science consulting executive, President of DeviceAlliance, and host of the DeviceAlliance Medtech Radio Podcast.  He is passionate about interviewing today's brightest minds in Southern California's medical device industry to deconstruct complex topics & provide the tactics, tools, & strategies to overcome tomorrow's challenges.



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