UBM TechInsights Expands Presence in the Medical Devices Sector

OTTAWA, September 7, 2010/PR Newswire/ -- UBM TechInsights is pleased to announce it has hired Gary Johnson as the new Vice President, Business Development, Medical Devices. In this role Mr. Johnson will be responsible for the continued expansion of company’s business in the Medical Devices sector.

Mr. Johnson comes to UBM TechInsights from Texas Instruments where he worked for the past three years as Global Medical Sales Manager. In that role he led the strategy and business development of the company’s entry in to the Implantable Medical market creating partnerships with key accounts that resulted in valuable design wins.

Prior to Texas Instruments Mr. Johnson served as Director of Medical Business Development at AMI Semiconductor where he managed the business development activities of their top medical customers. He also worked with the engineering and medical business units to map new product technology roadmaps to short and long term sales objectives. Mr. Johnson received his Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering from the University of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

“With the increased availability of consumer grade medical devices, companies need a partner like UBM TechInsights who possess both the technical and intellectual property management expertise to support their technical innovation, cost control and IP management efforts. Gary is an experienced strategist with a strong technical background,” said Harry Page, chief executive officer, UBM TechInsights “he will serve a vital role in expanding our presence in the growing medical devices marketplace.

UBM TechInsights provides technical analyses and IP services to companies operating in the electronics marketplace. The company is an acknowledged thought leader in intellectual property rights management and performs teardowns of medical devices.

About UBM TechInsights
UBM TechInsights is the preeminent firm for the provision of sophisticated information and advice to technology companies. We assist in the management of their technology and intellectual property portfolios, ensuring the reduction of risk and maximizing return on investment. Our leadership position is founded upon our commitment to the utmost integrity, and sustained by the ongoing investment and acquisition of the knowledge and capabilities necessary to meet our clients' evolving needs. When companies need assistance in managing their most complex technology or IP challenges, they turn to UBM TechInsights for assured results. For more information about UBM TechInsights, go to www.ubmtechinsights.com.