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Each week, Ari Santiago interviews a thriving manufacturing leader to share the positive messages around the industry with two goals:

1) To share best practices amongst manufacturing business leaders to help each other to grow and succeed

2) To spread the word that manufacturing is a growing part of our economy and offers exciting opportunities for incredible, well-paying careers 


Ari Santiago is the CEO of CompassMSP a Technology Managed Service Provider with offices from Miami to Milwaukee and down the eastern seaboard. He has a passion for the manufacturing industry and the incredible impact it makes on our economy.


This podcast is brought to you by CompassMSP -

Produced by Miceli Productions -

Jun 27, 2023

Joe Mullally is the Senior Vice President of Defibtech, a medical device manufacturer of life-saving Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). 

In this episode, Joe and Ari discuss the mission of Defibtech and the importance of the AED. Joe tells Ari about the educational and legislative work the company does to promote the use of the device in public spaces. 

Joe also talks about what it means to be an FDA class 3 medical device manufacturer and their plans to promote their newest product, an automated chest compression device.  

Finally Joe talks about their acquisition by the Japanese medical device manufacturer, Nihon Kohden, their employee and patient-centric mindset and its positive effects on the company. 

Joe's favorite books: Malcolm Gladwell, 'Blink', 'Talking to Strangers' 


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Joe and Ari discuss:
Product development
Medical devices