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OrthoFeed is a blog about orthopedics and emerging medical technologies which launched on February 7, 2015. The site was launched by Peter Coffaro. Peter has over 20 years of progressive management experience in the medical device industry. The blog posts cover a wide range of digital health topics including: 3-D Printing, Robotics, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence. The website is updated daily to help our viewers stay on top of industry trends. The OrthoFeed motto is “We curate, you discover!”
Peter Coffaro | Founder & Curator
A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.
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Westlake Center is the place in Seattle to shop, people watch, or protest. It’s not exactly ground zero for hotshot medical device startups. But to Amp Orthopedics, the town’s downtown retail core was as good a place as any to pursue its dream of making a fortune by soothing the ailing knees and shoulders of the baby boomers. Now that Occupy Seattle has disappeared from outside their window, Amp is looking to execute this year on its plan with minimal distractions. This time a year ago, it raised the first $9.5 million out of what ended up being an $18 million Series A financing from angel investors.