Reggie Fortson

Sr Director, PLM and Advanced Engineering , Johnson and Johnson

Reggie Fortson has been with Johnson and Johnson for 20 years, working in product development and sustaining across multiple product platforms. For the past six years, Reggie has been the leader for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) across J&J Medical Devices. J&J Medical Devices has a business built a $30 billion over decades that spans General Surgery, Orthopedics, Cardiovasular therapies, and Vision Care. The PLM program is bringing together a fragmented landscape of legacy product data and quality systems into a single technology platform, and evolving the business to adopt more advanced practices for managing product data. In addition to leading PLM across Medical Devices, Reggie also is leading the strategy to shift to more data-centric practices across product development and raise operational efficiency through use of Intelligent Automation.

Session Track:

Tuesday, May 16 2:50 PM - 3:20 PM 204

PL1145P - Revolutionizing Patient Safety: Digital Thread for Quality and Regulatory

Quality Management is required to achieve compliance with regulatory requirements and quality standards. Yet, the complexities of dispersed teams, disconnected systems, and changing regulatory environments necessitate responsibility across all groups to deliver high-quality products. Join us for this lively panel discussion on meeting these challenges from a great cross-section of top influencers in MedTech.

Session Track:

Tuesday, May 16 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM General Session | Hall B

PL1778T - Product Lifecycle Innovation with Windchill and Windchill+

<p>Join Mark Lobo, Senior VP, and General Manager of PTC's PLM Segment, along with innovative Windchill customers, as they discuss how to establish a digital foundation for engineering excellence, extend a digital thread for concurrent manufacturing and service, and implement rigor into every product and process for stringent quality and compliance. In this keynote, you'll hear the latest developments in PTC's PLM strategy and innovations for mastering complexity in your business. You'll also learn from companies that have successfully transformed their product development processes and overcome their unique challenges using PLM.</p> <p>If you would like to watch the Live Stream of this session, log into your <a href="" target="_blank">Attendee Dashboard</a>. Please note that you need to be registered to watch live-streamed sessions.</p>

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