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Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Lunch with a Leader: Patti White

Date: 11:30am - 1:00pm PST March 8 Location: J.R. Howard, Room 302

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J.R. Howard, Room 302

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Patti White

Patti White’s career has focused on finding and building solutions that make a difference in people’s lives.  She started out as a pioneer in personal computers and then moved to medical where she has commercialized medical technology, established global distribution channels, created strategic partnerships, and built new companies.

Patti co-founded Inovise Medical and served as its CEO from 1997 to 2009. Inovise Medical is the recognized world leader in heart sound technology used for both diagnosis and treatment assessment.  Inovise also created and licensed superior ECG algorithms and invented a low cost patient monitor for developing countries that had high impact and was a commercial success.  As CEO, Patti raised over $70 million in grant, angel, venture and corporate funding. Patti also served as Chief Commercial Officer of Brien Holden Vision Diagnostics, a social enterprise start-up focused on vision diagnostics for developing countries.  Previously, Patti was the VP and General Manager at RS Medical where she developed partnerships in pain trays, ultrasound, platelet rich plasma, and RF neurotomy and launched these products using the largest US pain medicine sales force. Patti’s earlier background includes a 13-year career at Hewlett Packard in marketing, R&D, and international management in medical and personal computers. Patti has an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in finance and international business from the University of Washington.

 

Sponsored by the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership 

Lunch with a Leader is a series of opportunities to converse with industry leaders in a casual setting. Learn more about career paths and industry trends while you enjoy a FREE lunch!

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