Carla Benigni Consultant
Carla Benigni brings 15 years of medical device marketing, commercialization, sales strategy consulting and engineering experience to SPRIG consulting. Prior to SPRIG, Carla worked for Boston Scientific, Guidant Corporation and Exactech, where she gained extensive experience in commercialization and product development in the cardiac rhythm management and orthopedic fields. Carla led a successful sales career at Boston Scientific’s Cardiac Rhythm Management division that included launching new products and managing physician and administration customer relationships. Prior to her sales role, Carla was a sales strategy consultant and an internal consultant for Guidant’s Market Development Sales Organization. At Exactech, Carla led physician development teams for new products, including developing the company’s first upper extremity offering. This experience incorporated gathering voice of customer driven specification, engineering product, collecting customer validation, obtaining regulatory approval and launching products. Carla holds a MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a Masters of Engineering Management from Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering where she majored in biotechnology, marketing and strategy & management. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Duke University in Mechanical Engineering and Material Science.