Most Promising New Product Award

Innovator Award

2019 WINNER: Inari Medical: FlowTriever

2018  Willow: The Willow Pump
2017  Cartiva: Synthetic Cartilage Implant
2016  NeoTract: UroLift System
2015  Neuropace: RNS Neurostimulator
2014  St. Jude Medical: Nanostim
2013  No awards – celebrated 20th anniversary
2012  Neuronetics: NeuroStar TMS Therapy System
2011  CardioMEMS: Wireless Heart Failure Management System
2010  Asthmatx Inc.: Alair® Bronchial Thermoplasty System
2009  Novasys Medical: Renessa
2008  Acclarent: Balloon Sinuplasty Technology

2019 WINNER: Csaba Truckai

2018  Stan Rowe and Stan Rabinovich
2017  Forsight Labs’ Angela Macfarlane and Gene de Juan
2016  Fred Khosravi
2015  The Foundry – Mark Deem & Hanson Gifford
2014  No award given in this category
2013  No awards – celebrated 20th anniversary
2012  David C. Auth, Ph.D.
2011  Robert Fischell
2010  Stuart Edwards
2009  Jack Lloyd and William New, Jr., Ph.D.
2008  Albert Starr, M.D.

Emerging Growth Company Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

2019 WINNER: Silk Road Medical

2018  NeoTract
2017  Zeltiq Aesthetics
2016  Glaukos
2015  Intersect ENT
2014  AccessClosure
2013  No awards – celebrated 20th anniversary
2012  Volcano Corporation
2011  Ardian
2010  Acclarent
2009  CoreValve
2008  SurgRx

2019 WINNER: Tom Prescott

2018  Intuitive Surgical’s Lonnie Smith and Gary Guthart
2017  Keith Grossman
2016  William Link, Ph.D.
2015  Mike Mussallem
2014  No award given in this category
2013  No awards – celebrated 20th anniversary
2012  Norman R. Weldon, Ph.D.
2011  Richard Meelia
2010  Bob Anderson
2009  Dane Miller
2008  Kyphon Team: Richard Mott, Dr. Mark Riley, Arie
Scholten, & Dr. Karen Talmadge

Executive of the Year Award

2014  Tim Ring, CEO, C.R. Bard