September 23-25, 2019 — Boston, MA

Event: The Medtech Conference

Topic: The Future of Surgery

Technology is having a great impact on health care delivery in the operating room and, in particular, on how surgery is performed. This session will cover how robotics, virtual reality, remote access and other advances in equipment are empowering physicians to be more precise, less invasive and more successful.

Panel Moderator
Monish Rajpal, Managing Director, L.E.K. Consulting


  • Joe DeVivo, CEO, InTouch Health
  • Vasant Padmanabhan, PhD, President — Global R&D, Smith & Nephew
  • Nancy Briefs, President & CEO, AltrixBio

Tuesday, September 24, 2019               
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Boston, MA

Time: 11:55 a.m.-12:25 p.m.

About Monish Rajpal
Monish Rajpal, is a Managing Director and Partner in L.E.K. Consulting’s New York office. He joined the firm in 2008 and focuses on Biopharmaceuticals & Life Sciences, MedTech/Medical Devices, Healthcare Services, as well as the emerging overlap and convergence among these various sectors. Monish advises clients across the size and value-chains spectrum and on a broad range of issues, including value proposition development and refinement, integrated health (including digital health/mhealth, service solutions), pricing, market access and commercialization, portfolio optimization and advancement, as well as broad strategy, growth and innovation, life-cycle management, and opportunity assessment. Prior to joining L.E.K., Monish worked for Medtronic. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pune (India), a Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, and an MBA from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago.

The Medtech Conference
The MedTech Conference is the premier forum for global medtech executives with regulatory, reimbursement, business development, legal, quality, compliance and other key responsibilities. More than 3,000 attendees from over 35 countries will come together in Boston to network, conduct business and share insights — all with the common goal of improving patient lives. With a host of world-renowned speakers, a cross-cutting program and countless business development opportunities, The MedTech Conference is the must-attend event for medical technology professionals.

About L.E.K. Consulting
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private- and public-sector organizations, private equity firms, and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded in 1983, L.E.K. employs more than 1,400 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, go to