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The Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute (GTMI) welcomes Tiffany Karp, General Manager & Chief Operating Officer, Global Center for Medical Innovation (GMCI), who will speak on "An Overview of GCMI and MedTech Commercialization in the Southeast," on Monday, February 11, 2013. The seminar begins at Noon in Room 114 of the Callaway Manufacturing Research building.
Ms. Karp has spent over 11 years bringing innovative medical technology from benchtop to bedside. She joined the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) in 2011 to direct business development activities, build strategic relationships and bring together core members of the medical device community. She currently leads all of the day-to-day operations of the Center. Ms. Karp joined GCMI from Scientific Intake, where she served as the Vice President of Business Development & Strategy, evaluating marketing and distribution opportunities and driving product development projects for the global obesity market. Prior to Scientific Intake, Ms. Karp was Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Finance at ACell, Inc., a regenerative medicine & tissue engineering company based in Columbia, Maryland. At ACell, she led a broad range of initiatives including corporate finance, investor relations, strategic & operational planning, business development, regulatory, and reimbursement. Ms. Karp began her career in management consulting and investment banking, and brings considerable U.S. and international experience in strategic planning, business development, financial analysis, and market evaluation in technology related industries.
Ms. Karp currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Medical Device Subcommittee of the Metro Atlanta Chamber Bioscience Leadership Council and Chair of the Sponsorship Committee of the Southeast Medical Device Association (SEMDA). She earned a BBA in International Business from Loyola University and an MBA from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.