Meet the Speakers

2024 Keynote Speaker: Jodi Glickman

Jodi Glickman is passionate about developing leaders – both seasoned executives and next-generation talent. As the CEO and founder of Great on the Job, Jodi and her team have reached hundreds of thousands of the brightest minds across corporate America and academia – working with many of the most influential organizations and iconic brands – counting LinkedIn, JP Morgan, Abbott, and Harvard Business School among their longest standing clients.

Jodi is also an adjunct faculty member at the Kellogg School of Management where she teaches the popular course Selling Yourself & Your Ideas. She has appeared on the TEDx stage (Why You Should Stop Looking for Work You Love), she is the author of the critically acclaimed book Great on the Job, What to Say, How to Say It, The Secrets of Getting Ahead (St. Martin’s Press), and she is a writer for the Harvard Business Review. Jodi lives in Chicago, IL with her husband and three children. She enjoys hiking, biking, and eating hot fudge sundaes, not necessarily in that order.

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2024 Keynote Speaker: Kim Chaffin, PhD, PE

Kim Chaffin is a Vice President and Corporate Technologist, Medtronic Fellow, Bakken Fellow, and Technical Fellow in the Global Technology and Innovation group at Medtronic, Inc. She is a member of the Global Officers Team, approximately 150 of the most senior leaders in the company. Kim has responsibility for leading research projects to advance new technologies across all businesses.

Kim is a recognized expert in material thermodynamics and characterization, especially as it relates to structure-property relationships that govern long-term stability and performance. Kim joined Medtronic in 1999 and holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota (Advisor: Frank S. Bates) and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Minnesota. She is an inventor of 19 issued patents and an author of many peer-reviewed publications. In late 2016, Kim returned to Minneapolis after a four-year assignment in Switzerland.

Kim’s husband, Paul, is the President of Molex’s Medical and Pharmaceutical Solutions business headquartered in Hudson, WI. Together they have two children, Cole, a graduate student in Mechanical Engineering, and Julia, a sophomore in Chemical Engineering, both at the University of Michigan. 

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Alison Bryant

Senior Consultant | Antea Group

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Amit Limaye, PhD 

Director, Sustainable Medical Technology Institute | BD

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Andrew Patton

CEO | NextBeam

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Bill Sanders

Vice President of Engineering | Millstone Medical Outsourcing

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Brian Ingraham 

Senior Research & Development Director, Healthcare | Amcor

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Charlie Webb

President | Van der Stähl Scientific

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Chris Kelley

R&D Packaging Engineer | Coloplast Interventional Urology

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Christian Hutter

Associate Director, Sustainability & Packaging | B. Braun Medical

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Christophe Simon

Global Intelligence & Public Affairs – Corporate Director | STERIMED Group

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Dan Burgess

Fellow, Packaging Engineering | Boston Scientific

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Dan Floyd

Microbiologist | DuPont Tyvek® Healthcare Packaging

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David DiVaccaro

Packaging Consultant |  DiVaccaro Consulting Group

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Dennis Sullivan

Senior Sourcing Manager | Boston Scientific

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Dhuanne Dodrill


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Dominik Rotter

Senior Director, Business Models & Processes | MULTIVAC

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Edgard Ngaboyamahina, PhD

Operational Excellence Lead | RTI International

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Eli Nasr

Packaging Category Manager – Global Procurement | Abbott

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Emily Graba

Project Engineer 1 | QTS Medical Device Outsourcing

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Greg Mouchka

President | iFyber

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Greyson Hammer

Packaging Student | University of Wisconsin – Stout

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Haley Goff, PhD

Product Steward | Boston Scientific 

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Henk Blom, PhD

VP of Research and Technology | PAXXUS

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Jack Ensing

Packaging Engineer II | Network Partners Group

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James Inabinett

Senior Manager, Packaging & Labeling | Medtronic

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Jenn Goff

Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Innovation | Packaging Compliance Labs

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Jennifer Benolken

MDM & Regulatory Specialist | DuPont Tyvek® Healthcare Packaging

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Jeremy Elwell

Technical Services Manager | Oliver Healthcare Packaging

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John Schneider

Senior Manager, Global Supplier Management | Edwards Lifesciences

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Joey Gotchnik

Materials Engineer II, Sustainability Development Center (SDC) | Medtronic

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Jordan Montgomery

Distinguished Packaging Engineer | Medtronic

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Josh Bursack

Senior Packaging Engineer | Philips

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Kristen Limos

Senior Packaging Engineer | Network Partners Group

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Karen Polkinghorne

President | Network Partners Group

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Lauren LaSpina

Founder | The Packaging Co-op

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Lynne Barton

Vice President of Sealing Technologies and General Manager of CeraTek Sealers | SencorpWhite

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Matthew TerBush

Director of Packaging Innovations | Packaging Compliance Labs

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Malinda Elammari 

Clinical Education Specialist | Healthmark Industries

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Melinda Harman, PhD

Associate Professor of Bioengineering | Clemson University

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Min DeGruson, PhD

Associate Professor and Program Director, Packaging | University of Wisconsin-Stout

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Nathan Vanderschaaf 

Principal Packaging Engineer | Medtronic

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Nic Hunt

Sr. Director, Global Head of SustainabilityNelipak

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Sarah Rosenblum Ptach

President | Canyon Labs

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Sarah Webber

Sustainable Packaging Engineer | Plastic Ingenuity

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Seema Momin

Global Account Manager | PAXXUS

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Tanya Magaña

Principal Packaging Engineer | Ecolab

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Tyler Boyd

Medical Sales Account Manager | GOEX Corporation

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Pieter van Gool

Business Development Manager, SÜDPACK MEDICA

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Preethi Kashthuri 

Director, Global Procurement | BD

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Wendy Mach

Senior Director, Technical Services | Canyon Labs

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Vu Lekate

Manager, Engineering | Abbott

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