Enhance your understanding of the Japanese market with the Japan America Society of Minnesota Corporate Roundtable, a program featuring speakers from the Board of Directors, corporate member companies and their colleagues from Japan. The March Corporate Roundtable will be held Wednesday, March 16, 2011, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Gray Plant Mooty Mooty & Bennett, P.A., IDS Center, 80 S, 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402.
The Roundtable will feature Mr. Dale Wahlstrom, the President and CEO of BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota and Life Science Alley, the largest state-based life sciences trade association in the United States and provides industry players with a powerful forum for communication and collaboration through education, networking, and advocacy. He will be discussing his perspective on the development of the biomedical industry in Japan, and his recent trip to Osaka where he spoke to the Osaka Chamber of Commerce.
Dale retired from Medtronic in 2006 after 24 years. Most recently he served as V.P. of CRDM Venture Programs. Prior to this he served as V.P./G.M. of the CRDM Therapy Delivery business. Before Medtronic, he held management and sales positions at Litton Microwave and Burroughs Corporation and managed a clean technology start-up company.
Dale received his M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the University of St. Thomas in 1994, and his B.S. in Engineering and Technology from St. Cloud State University in 1978.
The event is $20 for non-JASM members and guests, and $7 for students. Light refreshments will be provided. Validated parking is provided.
Please RSVP by Monday, March 14th. For more information, please contact the JASM office at 612-627-9357 or email to [email protected].