2015 | Medical Innovation Summit

Memory. Mood. Movement.

Neurosciences October 25-28, 2015 Cleveland, Ohio

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Join us at the Cleveland Convention Center to network with over 1,600 fellow leaders and expand your understanding of the healthcare market.

Cleveland Clinic's 2015 Medical Innovation Summit, "Memory. Mood. Movement." will convene to discuss the future of Neurosciences. The Summit, now in its 13th year, is renowned for thought-provoking panels, lively 1-on-1 discussions with influential CEOs, and the discovery of the latest market-ready technologies poised to shake up the status quo.

Who Attends

The Medical Innovation Summit brings together all stakeholders in healthcare –from industry leaders, providers and payers to inventors, entrepreneurs, and investors. The Summit is designed for individuals interested in forging new relationships, participating in dynamic discussions to solve some of the biggest health challenges of our time, and keeping innovation an absolute priority in healthcare. 

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Jeffrey R. Immelt

Chairman & CEO

GE

Jeffrey R. Immelt | Chairman & CEO ,

Jeffrey R. Immelt is the ninth chairman of GE, a post he has held since September 7, 2001. Mr. Immelt has held several global leadership positions since coming to GE in 1982, including roles in GE's Plastics, Appliances, and Healthcare businesses. In 1989 he became an officer of GE and joined the GE Capital Board in 1997. A couple years later, in 2000, Mr. Immelt was appointed president and chief executive officer.

Mr. Immelt has been named one of the "World's Best CEOs" three times by Barron's, and since he began serving as chief executive officer, GE has been named "America's Most Admired Company" in a poll conducted by Fortune magazine and one of "The World's Most Respected Companies" in polls by Barron's and the Financial Times.

Mr. Immelt was the chair of President Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. He is a member of The American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Mr. Immelt earned a B.A. degree in applied mathematics from Dartmouth College in 1978 and an M.B.A. from Harvard University in 1982. He and his wife have one daughter.

Twitter Handle: @JeffImmelt, @GeneralElectric

Fred Hassan

Managing Director

Warburg Pincus

Fred Hassan | Managing Director ,

Fred Hassan is a Partner and Managing Director with the private equity firm, Warburg Pincus. He is also a Board member of Time Warner.
 
Fred Hassan is the former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Schering-Plough Corporation. Prior to joining Schering-Plough in April 2003, Hassan was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pharmacia Corporation – a company that was formed in March 2000 as a result of the merger of Monsanto and Pharmacia and Upjohn. Hassan joined Pharmacia & Upjohn as Chief Executive Officer in 1997.
 
Previously, Hassan was Executive Vice President of Wyeth, with responsibility for its pharmaceutical and medical products business. He was elected to Wyeth’s Board of Directors in 1995. Earlier in his career, Hassan spent 17 years with Sandoz Pharmaceuticals (now Novartis) and headed its U.S. pharmaceuticals business.
 
Hassan received a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology at the University of London and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Hassan has chaired significant pharmaceutical industry organizations including The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations (IFPMA). Mr. Hassan is also a member of The Business Council.
 
Fred Hassan’s book, “Reinvent -  A Leader’s Playbook for Serial Success” was published in February 2013 by Wiley and has been discussed in many global organizations including the World Bank.  In 2014 he was selected by a CNBC panel among the top 200 people who have had a profound influence in the past quarter century.

Christopher Connor

Chairman & CEO

The Sherwin-Williams Company

Christopher Connor | Chairman & CEO ,

Christopher M. Connor is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Sherwin-Williams Company, a $10 Billion Global Leader in the Paint and Coatings Industry.  Mr. Connor was elected Chief Executive Officer by the Company’s Board of Directors on October 25, 1999 and added the title of Chairman on April 26, 2000.

Mr. Connor, 58, began his employment with The Sherwin-Williams Company in 1983 as Director of Advertising for the Paint Stores Group.  Over his 31-year career with Sherwin-Williams, Mr. Connor has held a number of increasingly important assignments in many different functional areas of the Company.  In every one of these assignments he has been privileged to work with the outstanding men and women of Sherwin-Williams as they have prospered and grown the Company together. 

Today, Sherwin-Williams operates over 3,900 paint stores in the United States, owns many of the paint and coatings industry leading brand names, and sells products in over 115 countries around the world. 
Sherwin-Williams’ culture of excellence has created an environment where outstanding technology, strong marketing, operational excellence and engagement all continue to play a role in the Company’s growing success.  Sherwin-Williams has been recognized by many business publications for financial excellence, integrity of business practices, strong track record of dividend payments and notably, by Fortune Magazine, as one of our nation’s top 100 companies to work for on three separate occasions. 

In addition to The Sherwin-Williams Company Board of Directors, Mr. Connor serves on the board of the Eaton Corporation and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.  His many civic and community board engagements include the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, The Playhouse Square Foundation, University Hospitals Health System, United Way Services of Greater Cleveland, Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, the National Association of  Manufacturers, The American Coatings Association and the Greater Cleveland Partnership.

Mr. Connor is a 1974 graduate of Walsh Jesuit High School and a 1978 graduate of The Ohio State University.  He and his wife, Sara, have three adult children.
 

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Underwrite the Future. Sponsor the 2015 Medical Innovation Summit

The Medical Innovation Summit connects a network of great thinkers, a powerful and influential audience, creating an opportune platform to engage with the industry's most influential leaders in a think-tank setting. Customizable sponsorship packages give your company unmatched exposure that can be taken advantage of in a myriad of ways.

Conceived and led by Cleveland Clinic Innovations, during the past 12 years the Medical Innovation Summit has raised the understanding of new technology, its potential as medical products and established a clinical meeting ground for innovation leaders worldwide to engage each other.

Please contact Matt Zenker - (216) 445-1524 or Susan Bernat - (216) 444-5538 to discuss acquiring one of our limited sponsorship opportunities


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