Session: How to Engineer and Lead High-Performing Teams In Tech
People makes companies and it's the most important asset of all. High performing teams can be engineered with high success’ probability. Diversity is actually one of the important drivers of high performance and superior decision making. However, diversity has been lagging behind in Medtech as historically most of the initial positions were filled by a quite uniform layer of engineers, most often mainly males. Over the years top and new Medtech companies have been putting a big effort on increasing diversity and is paying off. Diversity is a broad term but just taking gender In Medtech only 18% of executive roles are taken by women, however as proven by research. companies with at least 30% of women executives bring as much as 6% more in profits according to PIIE. The time has come to elevate female leadership and general diversity to the board level to keep demonstrating it truly raises Medtech value
Bio: Carolina Aguilar
Neuroscientist and Business Executive with 15+ years of Medtech experience managing global complex environments from acquisitions to consolidated businesses with large P&Ls. Head of Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation for 10 years both as the European business director and Global commercialisation lead. Co-Founder and CEO of INBRAIN Neuroelectronics. Lover of value-based healthcare innovation leading to healthcare sustainability.