Stanton "Stan" J. Rowe, Corporate Vice President, Advanced Technology, Chief Scientific Officer, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation on Entrepreneurship

McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium

Winter Quarter 2013 Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

Featuring Stanton "Stan" J. Rowe

Corporate Vice President, Advanced Technology, Chief Scientific Officer

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

Free and open to the public

Stanton J. Rowe has been chief scientific officer since 2008 and also serves as corporate vice president, advanced technology. He joined the company in 2004 when Edwards acquired Percutaneous Valve Technology, of which he was president and CEO and helped to found in 1999. Previously, Rowe was corporate vice president of business development and strategic planning for Datascope and was vice president of business development for Johnson & Johnson’s interventional systems division (JJIS), responsible for the company’s coronary stent development efforts. At JJIS and the related Cordis Corporation, Rowe held a variety of positions with increasing levels of responsibility, including heading the company’s business development, advanced technology, worldwide clinical research, and marketing groups. Rowe joined Cordis after having held several positions in product management for various medical device companies. He is on the board of directors of both Remon Medical Ltd. and Biomerix. Rowe received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama.


The Entrepreneurship Seminar Series provides a real-world introduction to the theory and practice of entrepreneurship.  Through a series of presentations by prestigious entrepreneurs and industry leaders, participants will explore the various organizational, strategic and financial challenges facing successful and unsuccessful entrepreneurs.  Topics include start-up strategies, business idea evaluation, business plan writing, and introduction to venture capital.

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