Inside Orthopedics

Inside Orthopedics
An inside look at the Orthopedics industry. Brought to you by Tiger, an Orthopedics insider, blogger, and recruiter for early-stage Orthopedics companies.
#17 - The 7 Benefits of Working Inside a Startup (7 mins)
Feb 8 • 7 min
This one is for my orthopedic friends who think they might want to work inside a startup but don’t really understand the upsides. I share the 7 real-world advantages of startup work in orthopedics.
#16 - Why good people get stuck inside big Orthopedic companies (4:30 mins)
Feb 5 • 4 min
This one is for orthopedic professionals working in big orthopedic companies and have an interest in moving to a smaller orthopedic company. I share insights into how good people stuck and become “institutionalized”. Don’t become the frog.
#15 - Are you ready for a Startup? (8:45 mins)
Feb 3 • 8 min
Most people do not know if they would excel inside a startup. Answer 8 simple questions to see if you have the RIGHT STUFF. Take the startup test and see if you pass. Good luck.
#14 - An inside look at a successful startup – Ellipse Technologies (17 mins)
Feb 3 • 16 min
How did Ellipse go from a product concept to an irresistible takeover target 8 years later? I share 10 insights into this real-life success story from the early days to acquisition. I was there.
#13 - Who is Reinhold Schmieding? (19:30 mins)
Jan 29 • 19 min
The story of how the Arthrex founder went from a startup to the king of Sports Medicine using a different focus and style from all the other Orthopedic giants. Today, this little known executive is worth $5.9B (the 108th richest American).
#0 - Introduction to Inside Orthopedics (2 mins)
Jan 25 • 1 min
In this series, you will hear unique insights into the orthopedic industry. Tiger will share trends, emerging startups that he believes are poised for success, and new ways of looking at successful orthopedic businesses. NOTE - Tiger has no allegiances or…
#11 - The Secret Weapon for Orthopedic Startups (8 mins)
Jan 22 • 8 min
Startups can use RISK as a competitive weapon. I share the experience at Ellipse Technologies where we used this weapon to blow past the competition and go from $0 to a $400M valuation.
#10 - Real Career Advice for Young Engineers in Orthopedics (10:30 mins)
Jan 21 • 10 min
Orthopedics has been great for me. I want to give back. So this podcast is for the young engineers just starting out. I would like to share 16 pieces of advice for young Engineers who want fast career progression.
# 9 - Why you should Fire your Marketing Leader (8:30 mins)
Jan 21 • 8 min
Marketing leaders make alot of mistakes, especially in Orthopedics. Here I share 6 Red Flags to look for that you may need to make a change to your Marketing leadership.
#8 - Why you should fire your R&D Leader (6:20 mins)
Jan 17 • 6 min
If your new product pipeline is not robust, then your R&D Leader could be the problem. I review 8 specific Red Flags to look for in your R&D leadership.
#7 - Six Early Hires that will Breed Success in your Orthopedic Startup (8 mins)
Jan 16 • 8 min
Startup CEOs often ask for advice on the what kind of people to bring in early and in what order. I will share my thoughts on the first six people to add.
#6 - Dynamite for your Orthopedic Company
Jan 10 • 9 min
5 traits to look for when hiring entrepreneurs to inject innovation into your orthopedic company.
#5 - Dear CEO, the Future of Orthopedics is Software (7 mins)
Jan 5 • 6 min
Something happened in 2018. I saw the Orthopedic world shift. It was subtle but real. This a wake-up call for my orthopedic peers as we head into the 2020 decade. Dear CEO, the future of orthopedics is software.
#4 - An Open Letter to Orthopedic Companies
Jan 5 • 5 min
Stop being ordinary!!!! It’s time to be Remarkable.
#3 - Why the orthopedic startup IDEA doesn’t matter (5 mins)
Dec 15, 2018 • 5 min
Orthopedic startups, your execution is more valuable than your idea. Here is why.
#2 - 12 Hot Startups in Orthopedics (just my opinion)
Dec 15, 2018 • 18 min
Tiger shares the 12 hot startups that he is watching in Orthopedics (19 mins)
#1 - The Future of Marketing in Orthopedics
Dec 5, 2018 • 10 min
Advice for Orthopedic manufacturers. Why today’s marketing techniques are broken. A look at how marketing will be executed in the future.