Ted Stephens is a Sales and Marketing executive leader with over 20 years of diverse experience across global markets in the medical device industry. He has extensive knowledge and experience in both minimally invasive surgery and therapeutic GI markets
Prior to joining EGS he held commercial leadership positions at Novadaq, Apollo Endosurgery and Ethicon Endo-Surgery (Johnson & Jonson).
As Director of Marketing at Novadaq, Mr. Stephens was responsible for all aspects of the commercial growth strategy and execution for Novadaq’s portfolio of fluorescence imaging products.
In 2010, Mr. Stephens joined Apollo Endosurgery as the Director of Marketing and was promoted to the VP of Global Marketing where he led a global team to execute all aspects of marketing strategies for a global portfolio of products to include up and downstream product strategies, brand management, advertising, communications, medical education, healthcare economics and strategic planning. Mr. Stephens also led the commercial diligence and integration efforts for $115M acquisition of Allergan’s Obesity Products division.
Prior to his time at Apollo, Mr. Stephens spent over 16 years at Ethicon Endo-Surgery in positions of increasing responsibility to include Engineering, Account Manager, Division Manager, Product Director and Director of Market Creation developing and commercializing products and procedures in the minimally invasive surgery space.
Mr. Stephens holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Xavier University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Michigan State University.