Eric Heinz

Founder, CEO, and General Partner of Heinz Ventures

Eric Heinz is founder, CEO, and general partner of Heinz Ventures, a life sciences venture studio. Prior to Heinz Ventures, he most recently worked as vice president, market and corporate development for Titan Medical, a surgical robotics company based in Toronto. Prior to Titan, he developed his 22-year career in the medtech industry across multiple companies and functional areas, including product development at Medtronic Sofamor Danek, product management at Intuitive Surgical, marketing management at IMRIS and corporate development (M&A) at Smith and Nephew. He’s an inventor on over 20 issued patents and 42 patent applications. Heinz graduated with a BS in bioengineering from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a MEM from Christian Brothers University, and an Executive MBA from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

4:10-5:00 p.m.

Wednesday April 24, 2024

Enabling Success: A Discussion of the New Technologies Transforming Orthopedics

Data-driven, AI-assisted, minimally invasive surgical technologies are revolutionizing the orthopedic device landscape. These enabling technologies include navigational systems, AR/VR equipment, robotic surgery solutions, among other offerings. What impact are these solutions having on the industry today? What will the impact be tomorrow? How will they change procedural techniques? What are the most important considerations when developing them? This panel discussion will tackle an array of questions around enabling technologies and what their future holds.

Moderated by David Sheppard