Women Who Inspire

Listen to the recording of a Female Founder Conversation with Nancy Confrey and Dr. Angelique Johnson
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Sunrise Labs is proud to be a sponsor of the MassMEDIC Women in Medtech Networking and Leadership Forum. Hear from two extraordinary female founders. Nancy Wogrin Confrey, former CEO of Health Beacons, and Dr. Angelique Johnson CEO/founder of MEMStim LLC, share their experiences navigating the world of medical technology.

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Nancy Wogrin Confrey   Dr. Angelique Johnson
  Smiling Black Woman
Nancy is an executive with a broad range of talent and experience including senior leadership roles in software engineering, management consulting, corporations and startups. Most recently as CEO of the startup Health Beacons, Inc., she brought an innovative medical device to market that radically changes the procedure for breast lumpectomies, taking it from prototype to worldwide distribution and successful exit. She built the capabilities for this success on her management consulting experience with strategy facilitation and product innovation in technology and healthcare firms, first as a partner at Analysis Group/Integral and then at her own firm, Inflexion Point Consulting.   Angelique is CEO/founder of MEMStim LLC, a company that produces implantable electronics to treat neurological disorders. With a doctorate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, her work on microfabricated electrode arrays has resulted in several national and international patents, funding from the NSF and NIH, and a feature on the cover of Hearing Research. As an expert in Lean Startup Methodology, Dr. Johnson has educated several founders on how to build successful companies. She is an authority on innovation and entrepreneurship. Dr. Johnson has delivered a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill, served as a speaker for the eighth district of the Federal Reserve, and delivered several international talks. She has been featured on NBC Universal, National Public Radio, The Root news site, Louisville Insider, Business First, and other media outlets.