ASEAN/AEC Device Markets and Regulatory Harmonization-Michael Schilling-02/20/2018 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
ASEAN/AEC Device Markets and Regulatory Harmonization
Event Date: 
02/20/2018 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers- 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Michael Schilling
Event Speaker Title: 
Director of Market Development
Event Speaker Company: 
Asia and Americas, MedMarket Access, LLC
Event Speaker Bio: 

Michael spent nearly 20 years of his life working, studying, and living in North and South Asia.
Michael's career in healthcare and high-tech businesses has covered multiple functional areas
including sales and marketing, market development, business development, strategic planning,
and finance.  He has extensive experience building businesses in Asia and working for Asian
companies including local start-ups. Michael started his career working for a Japanese company
after having studied in Nagoya, Japan at Nanzan University.

After working in Japan for several years Michael worked for Mitsui & Co. and then Motorola
while completing a Masters in International Management. Michael then returned to Asia this
time with a focus on ASEAN/AEC. Michael built strong relationships with Pharmaceutical and
Medical Device Principals from Europe, U.S.A., China and Japan, and was involved in
launching medical devices in the region and providing advisory services to local hospitals. Prior
to joining Asia & Americas MedMarket Access (AMMA), Michael led international marketing
for Asia at Zimmer Biomet.

Michael has a Masters of International Management from Arizona State University’s
Thunderbird School of Global Management, and B.S.B.A. in Finance from John Carroll
University. Michael completed a Certificate of Japanese Studies at Nanzan University in
Nagoya, Japan.

Event Details
Event Details: 

Michael will speak on the medical device markets in Southeast Asia countries and the economic community. The regulatory environment in ASEAN has been evolving Will there be regulatory harmonization and what is its impact? His presentation will include a discussion of "ASEAN plus three," regulatory environment in these countries, who is leading the pack, local challenges, integration with business initiatives, tipping points, and other insights into entering the Asia market.