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Allen Partners’ Julie Allen on How New Leaders Can Find Success in Today’s Evolving Medtech Sector

June 23, 2016


Julie Allen, principal of Allen Partners, shares insights on how Medtech executives must work to find the right fit and how companies can build their best team.


Julie Allen

Managing Director

Allen Partners, Ltd.

Julie Allen is the Managing Director of Allen Partners, Ltd., a boutique leadership advisory and executive search firm focused in the early-stage and growth sector of the MedTech industry. For 15 years, Julie has worked as a strategic partner with CEOs, dedicated to the mission of helping their companies succeed. Her leadership is rooted in the philosophy that people matter, context is imperative, and diving into the hearts and minds of people is where the greatest insights are found. Julie founded Allen Partners in 2003 after garnering awards for a MedTech practice she established in Chicago. Early in her career, she was a Director at Foote, Cone & Belding, a global advertising firm. She also held leadership positions in marketing brand management and operations at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris. She earned a BA from Central Michigan University. Julie serves on the MedTech Conference Advisory Board. She and Rich – her husband and business partner – are Cor Vitae members of the American Heart Association, San Francisco. Together, they enjoy the blessings of a full life with their four children.

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Geoff has been in medtech for over two decades in both operational and investment roles. He is passionate about the industry potential and sharing stories from the front lines of innovation.