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Industry Roundtable: Nick Olson, MEMP '08, Group Product Manager for Upstream Marketing, Stryker [registration required]

Mar 21

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fitzpatrick CIEMAS 1425


Nick Olson, MEMP '08

Join us for a web chat with Nick Olson, Group Product Manager for Upstream Marketing at Stryker.Nick has worked in the medical device field for the past 10 years. After starting his career in engineering for a local start-up, he quickly moved into product management at Stryker Corporation in the Orthopaedics division. At Stryker, he was tasked with developing the strategy, product portfolio and infrastructure necessary to break into the shoulder arthroplasty market. After 9 years of focused product development and strategy implementation, the shoulder arthroplasty business is on course to be one of the largest franchises in the Trauma & Extremities business segment. Nick is regarded as a true product expert in both upstream and downstream marketing - driving new product development efforts, executing on key strategies and mobilizing the sales force to propagate business expansion. He has launched 11 new products/line extensions, generated 10 patent pending concepts (5 issued), and received multiple awards for product development and marketing excellence. He holds a Masters in Engineering Management degree from Duke University (08) and a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from North Carolina State University.Bring your questions, Nick is enthusiastic about discussing the strengths and experiences that have helped him to find success in product management, as well as the qualities he looks for when hiring.students: click "more information" to login and register.

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